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Benjamin Levine Collection of Amateur Boxing Ephemera, 1902-1963

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Collector:
Levine, Benjamin (promoter) 1888-1978
Donor:
Levine, Bertram
Subject:
Sullivan, James E
Amateur Athletic Union
Olympic Games (1928 : Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft.: 1 document box
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Photographic prints
Clippings
Posters
Programs
Place:
United States
Date:
1902
1902-1963
20th century
Notes:
Boxing promoter: assistant manager of U.S. boxing teams for 1924 and 1928 Olympic Games, international jurist for boxing at the 1932 Olympic Games; staged the first Golden Gloves bouts, ca. 1927, and for years afterward. First became involved in amateur boxing at age 13 in 1902 when he worked for James E. Sullivan, President of the Amateur Athletic Union; worked for A.A.U. until his retirement.
Summary:
News clippings, photographs, event programs, correspondence, and a poster documenting the development of amateur boxing in the United States.
Cite as:
Benjamin Levine Collection of Amateur Boxing Ephemera, 1902-1963, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Bertram Levine
Topic:
Olympics
Boxing
Boxing--Tournaments
Sports
Local number:
1990.8061 (NMAH Acc)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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