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Crowds waiting for Johnson in N.Y. (LOC)

Bain News Service,, publisher.


Crowds waiting for Johnson in N.Y.


[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]


1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.



Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.

Photograph shows crowds waiting for African American boxer, John Arthur ("Jack") Johnson (1878-1946) during a visit to New York City which began on July 11, 1910. Jackson appeared for a week at Hammerstein's Theatre. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2011 and New York Times, July 12, 1910)

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).


Format: Glass negatives.


Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.


Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print


General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain


Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.09495


Call Number: LC-B2- 2242-1


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Taken circa 1910