Benjamin Levine Collection of Amateur Boxing Ephemera, 1902-1963
Levine, Benjamin (promoter) 1888-1978
Sullivan, James E
Amateur Athletic Union
Olympic Games (1928 : Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
0.5 cu. ft.: 1 document box
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.
News clippings, photographs, event programs, correspondence, and a poster documenting the development of amateur boxing in the United States.
Benjamin Levine Collection of Amateur Boxing Ephemera, 1902-1963, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Bertram Levine
1990.8061 (NMAH Acc)
Unrestricted research use on site, by appointment. Gloves (cotton, not boxing) required with unprotected photographs