8 in HIGH x 8.5 in WIDE
(20.32 cm HIGH x 21.59 cm WIDE)
Oakland Tribune Collection, Oakland Museum of California, gift of ANG Newspapers

2 col 5 / Moore / Spts let Wed" & "705..." (handwritten in pencil on back); "TR CIT JUN 22 1955" (stamped in purple ink onto caption affixed to back)

Black and white photograph of light heavyweight champion Archie Moore. Moore is wearing a T-shirt and what appear to be sweat pants. He is leaning with his right hand to his head and his elbow is on a scale on which the word "FAIRBANKS" is printed. Image surface has been highlighted/outlined in areas with white or gray paint and there are white cropping registration marks-all for reproduction purposes. Caption affixed to back reads: "World's middleweight champion Carl (Bobo) Olson (left) of San Francisco will seek the world light-heavyweight title when he battles champion Archie Moore (right) tonight. Moore, who has refused to reveal his weight."

Archie MooreFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archie_Moore (8/17/2007)Archie Moore whose birth name was Archibald Wright (December 13, 1913 _ December 9, 1998) was a light heavyweight world boxing champion. A native of Benoit, Mississippi, raised in St. Louis, Mo., he died four days short of his 85th (or 82nd) birthday, in his adopted home of San Diego, California. He was also a social figure, and a man who became involved in African American causes once his days as a fighter were finally over. His nickname was "The Old Mongoose." He holds the record for the most knockouts by any boxer, at 145. Bobo OlsonFrom Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobo_Olson (9/5/2007)Nickname The Hawaiian Swede Carl Olson, (July 11, 1928 _ January 16, 2002), was an American boxer. He was the world middleweight champion between October 1953 and December 1955, the longest reign of any champion in that division during the 1950s. Although he is probably best remembered for his three knockout defeats against Sugar Ray Robinson. His nickname, Bobo, was based on his younger sister's mispronunciation of "brother".

Used: Oakland Tribune

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