Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman

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  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
  • Image for Program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman
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Printed by
Unidentified
Subject of
Foreman, George, American, born 1949
Frazier, Joe, American, 1944 - 2011
Medium
ink on paper, metal
Dimensions
H x W x D: 12 × 9 1/8 × 1/8 in. (30.5 × 23.2 × 0.3 cm)
Type
souvenirs
programs
Place depicted
Kingston, Jamaica, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date
1973
Description
A thirty-two page program for a boxing match between Joe Frazier and George Foreman. The front cover features stylized images of George Forman and Joe Frazier's faces. Black and gold type on front of program reads: [THE SUNSHINE SHOWDOWN / JOE / FRAZIER / UNDEFEATED CHAMPION / VS / GEORGE FOREMAN / UNDEFEATED NO.1 CHALLENGER / JAN. 22 1973 / NATIONAL STADIUM / KINGSTON / JAMAICA]. The interior features advertisements for Jamaica travel and business, messages from political figures, features on Jamaican sports/athletes, profiles of Frazier, Foreman and other boxers Percy Hayles, Al Ford, Bunny Grant.
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
2014.89.7.3
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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