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This sepia colored photograph shows Jess Willard, 1881-1968, defeating Jack Johnson, 1878-1946, in Havana, Cuba for the title of heavyweight champion of the world.
Date: April 5, 1915
Item Number: 308
Call Number: B Willard, Jess *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 308
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Athletes
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Recreation and Sports - Sports - Boxing
Date - 1910s - 1915
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Postcard
People - Notable Kansans - Willard, Jess, 1881-1968
Places - International - Cuba
Type of Material - Postcards