9.875 in HIGH x 8 in WIDE
(25.08 cm HIGH x 20.32 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers

"2 / Fight 3 col / Sport - Sunday," "Booker" (handwritten and scribbled out in pencil on back); "Fight / 3 Cols / 1st Sun / #4861" & "#4 / #4947" (handwritten in pencil on back); "TRIB D JUL 15 1942" & "TRIB C JAN 2 1944" (stamped in purple ink onto captions affixed to back)

Black and white photograph of boxer Eddie Booker. Booker is wearing boxing gloves and trunks, complete with a belt. He is posed standing next to a plain wall slightly bent with both fists raised. There are white cropping registration marks for reproduction purposes. Captions affixed to back read: "Four of the fighters on tonight's ... at the Auditorium are shown above. Upper left is Hal Fieberling, paired with Clash Clinton in an eight rounder. Lower left, Ran Jackson who will meet Jimmy Coleman in another eight. Center, Fieberling flattens Soldier Ramsey in one of Hal's recent appearances. Upper right, Castillo Cruz who will face Eddie Booker (below), in the 10-round main event.--Tribune photos." and "Paul Hartnek (left), and Eddie Booker, who will fight the 10-round main event here Wednesday night. Booker will give away at least 12 pounds to the Alameda heavyweight but will be a betting favorite. Oakland fans indicate they like the match."

Used: Oakland Tribune

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