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Published by:
Dundee-MacDonald Enterprises, Inc., American, founded 1963  Search this
Subject of:
Muhammad Ali, American, 1942 - 2016  Search this
Sonny Liston, American, 1928 - 1970  Search this
Printed by:
McMurray Printers, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 x 9 in. (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 25, 1964
Description:
Official souvenir program of the World Heavyweight Championship of Sonny Liston versus Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali). Paper program has a white cover with images in blue and white, and text in red and blue. The program cover features a stylized boxing ring with a spotlight on the top of the program shining down to the bottom. Along the bottom third of the cover are three (3) stylized ropes. Centered, are two (2) photographic images of Sonny Liston and Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), wearing boxing shorts and boxing gloves. Both men are posed with fists raised. In the upper left and right corners are dark triangles in blue. [OFFICIAL / SOUVENIR / PROGRAM / WORLD / HEAVYWEIGHT / CHAMPIONSHIP / 15 ROUNDS / SONNY LISTON vs CASSIUS CLAY / MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION HALL / TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1964 / $1.00 / TAX / INC. / Presented by / DUNDEE-MacDONALD ENTERPRISES, INC.]. On the back of the program is a full page ad for the Lucayan Beach Hotel and Casino featuring people on a beach driving a car into the water.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.173.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd526a62f00-280d-41e7-9505-0d145fd9dad4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.173.5