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African American Boxers in Kentucky, Photographs

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Within the John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader Collection are photographs of many competitive African American boxers who participated in the Herald-Leader (Lexington, KY) Golden Gloves tournaments, including Pierre Jackson and other Kentucky State University boxers. The photographs are of the late 1940s-1950 tournaments. There are 460 images from the Golden Gloves series, 1948-1950 and around 100 other Golden Gloves-related photos through the 1950s. Many of these images are of African American boxers. Contact the Special Collections Research Center at (859) 257-8611 for an appointment to view the collection, for copies of the photographs and copyright information, or to learn more about the photographic collection.

 

 

See the 1950 Lexington Herald-Leader Golden Gloves Tourney Champions in UKnowledge. Photo from the John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader photographs.

 

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NKAA Entry: John C. Wyatt Lexington Herald-Leader Collection
NKAA Entry: Jackson, Pierre W. "Red"

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“African American Boxers in Kentucky, Photographs,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed September 25, 2017, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/1539.

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