Image ID
SDN-008774
Headline
Pugilist, Jack Johnson, standing in courtyard, throwing medicine ball
Date Depicted
1910
Date Created
1910
Creator
Chicago Daily News, Inc.
Creator Role
photographer
Artwork/Object Depicted
glass negatives
Copyright Notice
© Chicago Historical Society, published on or before 2013, all rights reserved
Credit Line
SDN-008774, Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Inventory Number
1960.784
Storage Location
Chicago Daily News negatives collection, Chicago History Museum
Acquisition Source
Gift of Field Enterprises, Inc.
Max Pixels - Height
2891
Max Pixels - Width
4036
KEYWORDS
Jack Johnson
boxer
boxing
sports
athletes
Johnson, Jack
African American boxers
1910-1919
Boxers (Sports)
African Americans
Chicago (Ill.)
Portraits
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
SDN-008774
pugilist jack johnson standing in courtyard throwing medicine ball

Portrait of World Heavy Weight Champion boxer Jack Johnson throwing a medicine ball while standing in the courtyard of a brick building in Chicago, Illinois. Johnson was the first African American to hold this title. An unidentified man holding a coat is standing to the left of the image.

Portrait of World Heavy Weight Champion boxer Jack Johnson throwing a medicine ball while standing in the courtyard of a brick building in Chicago, Illinois. Johnson was the first African American to hold this title. An unidentified man holding a coat is standing to the left of the image.

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