Program for boxing match between Tony Doyle and Joe Frazier

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  • Image for Program for boxing match between Tony Doyle and Joe Frazier
  • Image for Program for boxing match between Tony Doyle and Joe Frazier
  • Image for Program for boxing match between Tony Doyle and Joe Frazier
  • Image for Program for boxing match between Tony Doyle and Joe Frazier
  • Image for Program for boxing match between Tony Doyle and Joe Frazier
  • Image for Program for boxing match between Tony Doyle and Joe Frazier
  • Image for Program for boxing match between Tony Doyle and Joe Frazier
  • Image for Program for boxing match between Tony Doyle and Joe Frazier
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Printed by
Unidentified
Subject of
Frazier, Joe, American, 1944 - 2011
Doyle, Tony, American, born 1944
Medium
ink on paper, metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 11 1/16 × 8 1/2 × 1/8 in. (28.1 × 21.6 × 0.3 cm)
Type
souvenirs
programs
Place depicted
Spectrum Arena, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1967
Description
A fifteen page program for the October 17, 1967 boxing match between Tony Doyle and Joe Frazier at the Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The cover features an illustration of an African American boxer punching a white boxer. A black and white photograph of Frazier and Doyle also appears on program cover in the lower right corner. Black type on cover's front reads: [FRAZIER VS. DOYLE / Tuesday, October 17, 1967 / Spectrum 25¢]. The Interior features several articles including: one on the Spectrum (Hal Freeman Spectrum President, Home of Big-Time Boxing); one on Doyle; and one on Frazier.
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic
African American
Athletes
Boxing
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.89.7.1
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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