Image ID
SDN-065687D
Headline
African American Boxer, Jack Johnson sitting on a cement banister in front of the Joliet county jail
Date Depicted
1925
Date Created
1925
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-065687D, 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
2326
Max Pixels - Width
2987
KEYWORDS
Jack Johnson
boxer
boxing
sports
athletes
Johnson, Jack
African American boxers
1920-1929
Boxers (Sports)
African Americans
Joliet (Ill.)
Dry plate negatives
Gelatin dry plate negatives
african american boxer jack johnson sitting on a cement banister in front of the joliet county jail

Informal portrait of African American pugilist Jack Johnson sitting on a cement banister in front of the Joliet county jail in Joliet, Illinois, light exposure, wearing a suit and hat. Two unidentified Caucasian men are standing next to Johnson, and a crowd is standing in the background.

Informal portrait of African American pugilist Jack Johnson sitting on a cement banister in front of the Joliet county jail in Joliet, Illinois, light exposure, wearing a suit and hat. Two unidentified Caucasian men are standing next to Johnson, and a crowd is standing in the background.