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1913 Jack Johnson flees to Canada...

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June 27, 1913

EVENING TRIBUNE, San Diego, June 27, 1913

* Jack Johnson - World Heavyweight Champ
* 1st African American to hold title (1910)
* Flees U.S. w/ Lucille Cameron to avoid jail

The top of the front page has a one column heading: "CONVICTED NEGRO PUGILIST MAKES GOOD ESCAPE TO CANADA" with subheads. (see)
Complete with 18 pages, small library stamp within the masthead, irregular along the spine, tape mend near bottom margin, otherwise nice.

Category: The 20th Century