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January 26, 1939

THE TOPEKA DAILY CAPITAL, Topeka, Kansas, January 26, 1939

* Joe Louis "Brown Bomber"
* Heavyweight boxing title fight

This 14 page newspaper has a nice seven column headline on page 8: "Joe Floors John Henry in 2:29 to Retain Heavyweight Crown" with subheads (see images). 1st report coverage on Joe Louis knocking out John Henry Lewis in defending his heavyweight boxing title.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. A few small binding holes along spine, otherwise in good condition.

Discounted by 50% (as shown) through December 14, 2017!

Category: The 20th Century

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