A black-and-white photographic postcard of Jack Johnson's corner before the "Fight of the Century" between Johnson and James J. Jeffries. Johnson, seated wears a robe and points with his right hand. He is surrounded by training and support staff.
A black-and-white photographic postcard of the "Fight of the Century" between Jack Johnson and James J. Jeffries. In the photo, Jeffries can be seen in the background to be staggering away from Johnson. Two officials also stand in the ring. Their names are written in ink on their images. There postcard has been mailed and there is writing and a green one cent stamp on the reverse of the postcard.
A black-and-white photographic postcard commemorating the "Fight of the Century" between Jack Johnson and James J. Jeffries. The boxers are pictured separately but facing each other. Each man's name is written below his feet.
A letter from John L. Lewis to an unidentified "Sir" on lined sheets. The two-page letter (2013.46.29.98a) was written in regard to the album titled "Maxine Sullivan with Ted Easton's Jazz Band." In the letter Lewis praises both Sullivan and Easton's band. The envelope (2013.46.29.98b) has a return address that looks like letterhead [JAZZology Records/3008 WADSWORTH MILLS PLACE/DECATUR, GEORGIA 30032/U.S.A]. At the center is the recipient written in ink [Mrs. Maxine Sullivan/818 Ritter Place/Bronx, N.Y. 10459]. In the upper right corner is a cancelled twenty (20) cent stamp. The cancellation stamp is from Atlanta, Georgia [ATLANTA, GA 303/PM/24 MAY/1983].