Ticket for the World's Championship boxing match, Jim Flynn vs. Jack Johnson

Description (Brief):

One ticket (face value of $5.00) to the July 4, 1912 boxing match between challenger Jim Flynn, and heavyweight champion, Jack Johnson. The fighters pictures are printed in black on the pink ticket, and this specific ticket's number is 4642.

Date Made: 1912Associated Dates: 1966 / 1966

Depicted: Johnson, Jack

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Illinois, Chicago

Web Subject: SportsName Of Sport: BoxingLevel Of Sport: ProfessionalWeb Subject: African American


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Mrs. Frank H. H. Roberts, Jr.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CL.67.46.02Catalog Number: CL.67.46.02Accession Number: 266635

Object Name: Ticketsticketsticketticket, boxing

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 1/4 in x 8 1/4 in; 5.715 cm x 20.955 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8075-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1853436

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