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1915 Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson title fight...

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April 05, 1915

JOURNAL, Milwaukee, April 5, 1915 

* Jess Williard vs. Jack Johnson 
* "Great white hope" wins
* Heavyweight boxing title fight (1st report) 
* Incomplete issue but all fight reporting present

The front page has terrific photo of Willard with heading: "THE NEW CHAMPION" Also a two column heading: "TERRIFIC RIGHT TO JAW IN THE 26TH FINISHES NEGRO" with subheads and round by round reporting, all on the front page. Nice for display. (see) Early, same day 1st report on the heavyweight boxing title fight between Jess Willard and Jack Johnson.
FRONT LEAF ONLY (PAGES 1 & 2), light toning, some rubbing at the folds, some tape mending along the bottom margin on the front page, much more tape mending on page two at the folds and margins, nice for display a such.

Category: The 20th Century