Photograph of Ben Levine and the US Olympic Team, 1924

Photograph of Ben Levine and the US Olympic Team, 1924

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Description (Brief)
Black and white photograph of Ben Levine and the 1924 U.S. Olympic team upon arrival in Paris, France. Levine was a participant in the development of amateur sports competition from 1902 as a boy of 13 when he went to work for James Sullivan, President of the Amateur Athletic Union until his retirement from the A.A.U. in 1968. Levine's primary contribution was to Amateur boxing, which he first promoted prior to 1920. He staged the first Golden Gloves and was the Assistant Manager of the U.S. Boxing teams at the 1924 and 1928 Olympic Games and an international jurist in boxing at the Olympics in 1932.
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Object Name
photograph, olympics
date made
depicted (sitter)
Levine, Ben
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
overall: 10 1/2 in x 14 in; 26.67 cm x 35.56 cm
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accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Bertram Levine
Olympic Summer Games: Paris, 1924
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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