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Heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson.

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Collection

Portrait collection

Jack Johnson portrait collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1911
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Johnson, Jack
Topics
African American athletes
African American boxers
Johnson, Jack, 1878-1946
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content : Portraits of heavyweight boxing champion Jack Jackson. Collection includes numerous views of Johnson in boxing attire and boxing with a variety of opponents, such as, Joe Jeanette, Jess Willard, Jim Jeffries, Tommy Burns, andSam McVey in the ring; other images include Johnson and a group of men outside the jail in Galveston, Tex.; with histrainers and sparring partners; shadow boxing with Marty Culter; couching Abe Simon, with one of his wives in Europe; and a wedding photo with another wife. Full, halfand quarter length images are included.

Content : Some photographs have captions; some are duplicates; some prints are double-sided; some photographs are cropped; some bear airbrush marks; some photographs have written descriptive information.

Content : Title devised by cataloger

Content: Negatives exist for some images.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11487392
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG085000567-F
UUID: 0d20da10-c5f2-012f-119a-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1911: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1911. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a187a442-d27d-2370-e040-e00a18064c41

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 22, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a187a442-d27d-2370-e040-e00a18064c41

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1911). Heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a187a442-d27d-2370-e040-e00a18064c41

Wikipedia Citation

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Heavyweight boxing champion, Jack Johnson.