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Created by:
Arcus Ticket, Co., American  Search this
Subject of:
Joe Louis, American, 1914 - 1981  Search this
Jim Braddock, American, 1905 - 1974  Search this
Joe Foley, American  Search this
Comiskey Park, 1910 - 1990  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 2 9/16 x 7 1/16 in. (6.5 x 17.9 cm)
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
June 22, 1937
Ticket to the World Heavyweight Championship boxing match between Joe Louis and Jim Braddock. The ticket is yellow and white with two green diagonal stripes. The text on the ticket is black ink. A black-and-white image of Jim Braddock appears on the left side of the ticket at center. A black-and-white image of Joe Louis appears on the right side of the ticket at center. The text at the center of the ticket reads “JIM BRADDOCK / VS. JOE LOUIS / 15 ROUNDS / TUES., JUNE 22, 1937 / 8:15 P. M.”
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
U.S. History, 1933-1945  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Memorabilia and Ephemera
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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