Prize fighting collection, [ca. 1930-1960].


Prize fighting collection, [ca. 1930-1960].

The collection consists of a scrapbook containing photographs, ticket stubs, and clippings collected by Norman Matthews of Marysville, Washington from ca. 1930-1960. The materials pertain to prize fighting or cockfighting and include photographs of boxers Max Baer, Sonny Liston, Joe Louis, and John L. Sullivan.

10 items.


SNAC Resource ID: 7404906

Georgia Newspaper Project

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