Image ID
SDN-008834
Headline
Pugilists, Jack Johnson , Kid Cotton, John Mackeller, standing in a yard with unidentified men, Cotton holding 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-008834, 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
2867
Max Pixels - Width
3977
KEYWORDS
Jack Johnson
boxer
boxing
sports
athletes
Johnson, Jack
Cotton, Kid
Mackeller, John D
African American boxers
1910-1919
African Americans
Boxers (Sports)
People associated with entertainment & sports
Illinois
Chicago
Chicago (Ill.)
Group portraits
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
animals
pets
SDN-008834
pugilists jack johnson kid cotton john mackeller standing in a yard with unidentified men cotton holding ball

Portrait of African American boxers Jack Johnson and Kid Cotton flanking John D. Mackeller, standing with a group of unidentified men in a yard in Chicago, Illinois. Johnson was the first African American boxer to hold the title of Heavy Weight Champion. Cotton is holding a medicine ball and Johnson is wearing a coat and hat. Two dogs are standing near the feet of the men.

Portrait of African American boxers Jack Johnson and Kid Cotton flanking John D. Mackeller, standing with a group of unidentified men in a yard in Chicago, Illinois. Johnson was the first African American boxer to hold the title of Heavy Weight Champion. Cotton is holding a medicine ball and Johnson is wearing a coat and hat. Two dogs are standing near the feet of the men.

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