Postcard 1910 Jack Johnson, Jeffries, Boxing, African American, Original RPPC. Real photo postcard of the infamous boxing match between the first African-American World Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson and Jim Jeffries who was billed as the Great White Hope. That hope was to bring the title back to the white race and prove the supremacy of white Americans.
This fight was promoted as The Fight of the Century. (20,000 nearly all white spectators attended in Reno, Nevada) Johnson maintained his title. Violence erupted across the country, instigated by white supremacists.Written in the negative, No. Signed in negative, Dana Photo, S F, NO. 5.5 x 3.5.
Good condition with small chipping on edges and soft corner, discoloration on back. Please see photos as they are an integral part of the condition report and ask any questions that you have about the item so that we can satisfy you. Southern Picker Antiques in Darien, GA.My partner, John and I, for 40+ consecutive years, have never lost our enthusiasm for inspiring objects and art. Without art, there would be a lot of days Id just stay in bed! Google: James Allen Southern Picker NYTimes to read a profile about us. We know you are looking forward to receiving your package. The item "Postcard 1910 Jack Johnson, Jeffries, Boxing, African American, Original RPPC" is in sale since Sunday, December 12, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Photographic Images\Photographs". The seller is "we-buy-too" and is located in Darien, Georgia.
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