Image ID
SDN-008775
Headline
Pugilist, Jack Johnson, standing outdoors
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-008775, 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
2896
Max Pixels - Width
4149
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-008775
pugilist jack johnson standing outdoors

Head and shoulders portrait of World Heavy Weight Champion boxer Jack Johnson standing outdoors in Chicago, Illinois. Johnson was the first African American to hold this title. The roof and a window of a building are visible in the background.

Head and shoulders portrait of World Heavy Weight Champion boxer Jack Johnson standing outdoors in Chicago, Illinois. Johnson was the first African American to hold this title. The roof and a window of a building are visible in the background.

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