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Title
"Butch" Rogers and "Champ" Clark boxing at the Grand Olympic Auditorium, Los Angeles, 1935
Date Created and/or Issued
October 15, 1935
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
Description
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
View of boxing ring corner where boxer Alfred "Butch" Rogers is on floor, while opponent Kent "Champ" Clark is held back by referee or coach. In foreground and background, spectators and photographers surrounding the ring look on. The heavyweight match was conducted at the former Grand Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, "Army Boxer Stops Rival" [Los Angeles Times, October 15, 1935]
Built in 1924 and located at 1801 S. Grand Ave., the Grand Olympic Auditorium became the Glory Church of Jesus Christ in 2005.
Handwritten on negative: 10/15/35, Butch Rogers, Champ Clark, Bout G
Text from nitrate negative sleeve: 2542-- Oct 23 1935, "Butch" Rogers, "Champ" Clark, Bout G Olympic, 10/15/35
Type
Image
Format
b&w nitrate negative
Identifier
uclamss_1429_9002
ark:/21198/zz002dh08x
Language
No linguistic content
Subject
Boxers (Sports)--California--Los Angeles
Boxing--California--Los Angeles
People
Sports
Rogers, Alfred
Grand Olympic Auditorium (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Clark, Kent
Source
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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