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Title
Sam Langford, boxer, in the corner of a ring between 2 staff members
Date Created and/or Issued
[between 1902-1923]
Publication Information
Los Angeles Times
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archives
Rights Information
US
UCLA Library Special Collections, A1713 Charles E. Young Research Library, Box 951575, Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575. Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu. Phone: (310) 825-4988
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Photograph of boxer Sam Langford in the corner of a boxing ring wearing shorts and boxing gloves, between 2 staff members, men wearing suits and caps.
Sam Langford was a black Canadian boxing standout of the early 20th century, from about 1902-1923. Called the "Greatest Fighter Nobody Knows," by ESPN, he was rated no. 2 by The Ring on their list of "100 greatest punchers of all time."
Text from negative sleeve: Langford, Sam. boxer.
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_5452
ark:/21198/zz002cvgmx
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Boxers (Sports)
Langford, Sam, 1883-1956
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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