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Boxers Tiger Flowers and Eddie Huffman in a match at Ascot Park, Gardena, 1926
Date Created and/or Issued
July 24, 1926
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: Phone: (310) 825-4988
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph published in article: "Tiger Flowers Whips Eddie Huffman at Ascot," Los Angeles Times, 24 Jul. 1926: A1.
Tiger Flowers was the first African American middleweight boxing champion. He was the winner of the match with Huffman. This match took place in Ascot park near Gardena, Calif., which became a raceway in 1957 and later closed in 1990.
Boxers Tiger Flowers (back) and Eddie Huffman in a match at Ascot Park with a referee in the background.
Text on negative sleeve: Huffman vs Flowers, Boxers
b&w nitrate negative
No linguistic content
Boxers (Sports)--California--Los Angeles
Huffman, Eddie T., 1905-1977
Flowers, Tiger, 1895-1927
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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