Image ID
SDN-008847
Headline
Pugilist, Jack Johnson and Dr. John D. Mackeller, shaking hands in courtyard
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-008847, 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
2850
Max Pixels - Width
4041
KEYWORDS
Jack Johnson
boxer
boxing
sports
athletes
Johnson, Jack
Mackeller, John D
African American boxers
1910-1919
Boxers (Sports)
African Americans
People associated with entertainment & sports
Illinois
Chicago
Chicago (Ill.)
Group portraits
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
pugilist jack johnson and dr john d mackeller shaking hands in courtyard

Portrait of African American box Jack Johnson shaking the hand of John D. Mackeller as they are standing in the courtyard of a brick building in Chicago, Illinois. Johnson was the first African American boxer to hold the title of Heavy Weight Champion.

Portrait of African American box Jack Johnson shaking the hand of John D. Mackeller as they are standing in the courtyard of a brick building in Chicago, Illinois. Johnson was the first African American boxer to hold the title of Heavy Weight Champion.

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