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Boxer Jimmy McLarnin and his wife, Lillian, play cards, Beverly Hills, 1936
Date Created and/or Issued
[circa February 1936]
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.
Boxer Jimmy McLarnin and his wife, Lillian, play cards in their Beverly Hills home. There is a fireplace visible behind them and a plant hanging to the left. McLarnin was featured in the LA Times as he was training to make a comeback in the world of boxing by fighting Tony Canzoneri.
Related to Los Angeles Times article, "Jimmy McLarnin Training for Comeback Fight Against Canzoneri in March: Little Irishman Has Everything but Title: 'Baby Face' and His Manager Can Look Back on Hardships With a Smile Now," 2 Feb. 1936: A12.
Handwritten on negative: Mr + Mrs Jimmie [sic] McLarnin
Text from negative sleeve: 3558- Jimmie [sic] McLarnin + Wife. [Stamped:] Feb 7 1936
b&w nitrate negative
Card games--California--Beverly Hills
Boxers (Sports)--California--Beverly Hills
McLarnin, Lillian Grace Cupit, 1914-1985
McLarnin, Jimmy, 1907-2004
Los Angeles Times Photographic Collection

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