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Kiss for the new champion
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Lauro Salas, the newly crowned lightweight champion, receives a kiss from his pretty wife, Angelina, also a champion in the art of tamale-making, as a reward for having won the title from Jimmy Carter after a grueling battle. Salas is shown reading George Main's account of the battle in The Herald and Express. Photo dated May 15, 1952.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 1739
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express (Firm)
Boxers (Sports)--United States
Couples--California--Los Angeles
American newspapers
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Time Period

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