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Issued by:
Intercontinental Promotions Inc., American  Search this
Printed by:
National Ticket Company, American, founded 1907  Search this
Subject of:
Muhammad Ali, American, 1942 - 2016  Search this
Sonny Liston, American, 1928 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/4 × 5 1/4 in. (5.7 × 13.3 cm)
Type:
admission tickets
Place depicted:
Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Shamokin, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1965
Caption:
The fight, known as "Ali vs. Liston II" (the pair boxed previously in 1964 in Miami Beach, Florida), was Ali's first after changing his name from Cassius Clay.
Description:
A blue ticket with black type for a Heavyweight Boxing Match for the Championship of the World between Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston on May 25, 1965 in St. Dominic's Arena in Lewiston, Maine. The ticket has images of both Ali and Liston on the front. The back of the ticket has the name of the and location of the National Ticket Company with a union bug for the Typographical Union #7 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.120.13
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd516ce9e10-96eb-424d-8684-fa1a8e2d751f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.120.13