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UA 565.12 John Francis Kennedy Family Collection

UA 565.12 John Francis Kennedy Family Collection
Title: UA 565.12 John Francis Kennedy Family Collection
Caption: Collection Photo: UA 565.12.01 Kennedy with "Gentleman" Jim Corbett.
Description: Digital photo collection regarding the Navy and Navy boxing career of John Francis Kennedy from the first half of the 20th century. Collection includes many scans of newspaper articles and ticket stubs related to Kennedy's bouts. Additional imagery shows Kennedy's service as a sailor and a boxing instructor at the Great Lakes Naval Station. Many scans are related to his role as a boxing referee and bouts in Los Angeles and on the USS Mississippi (BB-41) It also contains photographs and telegrams from Kennedy's service during WWII as a Lieutenant Commander and Captain. Photographs and telegrams contain many boxing luminaries like "Gentleman" Jim Corbett and Jack Dempsey.
Accession #: UA 565
Catalog #: UA 565.12
Donor: John Francis Kennedy Family
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