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Identifier

2005002r_JCA-024-01_Gans_Nelson_fight_1908

Creation Date

1908

Subject—Names

Nelson, Oscar; Gans, Joe

Subject—Places

Goldfield, Nevada

Subject—Topics

Boxing, Prizefights

Description

The Gans-Nelson fight for the World Lightweight Championship, Goldfield, Nevada, 1908. Joe Gans (1874-1918), right, World Lightweight Champion; “Battling” Nelson (Oscar Nelson, 1882-1954, Danish). Nelson won.

Format

BW photograph; 3.25” x 5”

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

JCA-024-01

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