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They were honoring Jeffries
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection;
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Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes.
Photograph caption dated June 16, 1949 reads "Here are three of the many celebrities who gathered to honor Jim Jeffries on the golden anniversary of his victory over Ruby Bobert Fitzsimmons. Left to right--Everett L. Sanders, former chairman state athletic commission; Primo Carnera, former heavyweight champion; Mickey Walker, former welterweight and middleweight champion."
1 photographic print : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Valley Times Collection;
Jeffries, James J.,--1875-1953--Anniversaries
Carnera, Primo,--1906-1967
Walker, Mickey,--1903-1981
Sanders, Everett L
Boxers (Sports)
San Fernando Valley (Calif.)
Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Time Period

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