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Boxer Jack Dempsey and Jerry Luvadis
Boxer Jack Dempsey and Jerry Luvadis
TitleBoxer Jack Dempsey and Jerry Luvadis
DescriptionHeavyweight boxer Jack Dempsey (right) and his trainer Jerry "The Greek" Luvadis standing next to an automobile waving their hats in the air. The stone building in the background is likely the Elms Hotel in Excelsior Springs, Mo.
DateNovember 1931
PhotographerUnknown
NotesDempsey was in Kansas City for a November 18, 1931 exhibition fight at the Convention Hall. He stayed and trained at the Elms Hotel during his visit.
Item TypeGlass negative, b/w, 4 x 5 in.
CollectionZeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives (P29)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36855
LocationP29, Box 18, Folder 31, #15 (print)
SubjectBoxers (Sports)
Local SubjectDempsey, Jack
Luvadis, Jerry (The Greek)
Digital FormatPrint made from negative; scanned as 600 dpi JPEG and imported as JPEG2000 in CONTENTdm software.
Barcode10015688
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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