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Henry Armstrong asks for alimony
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Lindsey, Robert(Lecturer in classical acting)
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Henry Armstrong, 43, who once held three boxing titles at one time and later became an ordained minister, today went to court to ask for alimony but got his wife back instead. He had just finished telling Superior Court Judge Elmer D. Doyle that "sermonizing is getting a little slim and it's a little tough to make ends meet," when the judege suggested that he meet his wife, Willa Mae, also 43, in the court's chambers. After talking things over with the judge, the Armstrongs decided a reconciliation was the best solution to their problem and announced they would go back together. Photo dated: February 20, 1958.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 6265.
Armstrong, Henry,--1912-1988
Armstrong, Willa Mae
African American boxers
African Americans--California--Los Angeles
Boxers (Sports)--California--Los Angeles
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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