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Jack Johnson, the first African American Heavyweight Champion of the World

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Title
Jack Johnson, the first African American Heavyweight Champion of the World
Names
United States. Works Progress Administration (N.Y.) (Sponsor)
Collection

Portrait collection

Jack Johnson portrait collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1941
Place: New York
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Portrait Collection
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Johnson, Jack
Topics
African American athletes
African American boxers
Johnson, Jack, 1878-1946
Genres
Portraits
Photographs
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 22 x 17 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16819138
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11487392
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG085000567-F
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0c500160-c5f2-012f-302d-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1941: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Jack Johnson, the first African American Heavyweight Champion of the World" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1941. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e0981a2-4b1b-a10a-e040-e00a18063089

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Jack Johnson, the first African American Heavyweight Champion of the World" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 18, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e0981a2-4b1b-a10a-e040-e00a18063089

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1941). Jack Johnson, the first African American Heavyweight Champion of the World Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e0981a2-4b1b-a10a-e040-e00a18063089

Wikipedia Citation

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Jack Johnson, the first African American Heavyweight Champion of the World