Press kit for Sonny Liston versus Cassius Clay Championship Fight

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Distributed by
Dundee-MacDonald Enterprises, Inc., American, founded 1963
Subject of
Dundee's 5th St. Gym, American, 1950 - 1983
Ali, Muhammad, American, 1942 - 2016
Liston, Sonny, American, 1928 - 1970
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 12 x 9 1/4 in. (30.5 x 23.5 cm)
Type
press kits
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Place depicted
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date
February 1964
Description
The press kit is an orange folder with graphics of the two fighters on the front. The folder contains 2011.56.3.1 through 2011.56.3.17. These documents include biographical sketches, physical measurements, and travel brochures. The cover features images of both Liston (on the left) and Clay (on the right).
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
Athletes
Boxing
Mass media
United States--History--1961-1969
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Dwaine Simpson 5th St. Gym Museum Collection
Object number
2011.56.3
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible

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