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Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction. Friends from California attending the fight at the "Garden" in New York City include, from left to right (front row), attorney Charles Coolidge Taylor, Mrs. Ethel Sissle (later Gordon), Nat 'King' Cole, Mrs. Marie Cole, Dr. King; and from left to right (back row) Noble Sissle, Dr. H.H. Towles, Roy (Sonny) Howard, and Paul Howard.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00001366 ShadesÂ of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: African American Community S-000-151 35mm CARL0005039091 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/80807
Cole, Nat King,--1919-1965 Sissle, Noble,--1889-1975 Sissle, Ethel Howard, Paul,--1895-1980 Howard, Sonny Madison Square Garden (New York, N.Y.) Couples--New York (State)--New York Musicians--United States Entertainers--United States Singers--United States Boxing--United States Lawyers--United States New York (N.Y.) Shades of L.A. Collection photographs Shades of L.A. African American photographs Group portraits