George Godfrey, heavyweight boxer, [outside the KJH Radio studio, Los Angeles(?)], circa 1926-1927
- George Godfrey, heavyweight boxer, [outside the KJH Radio studio, Los Angeles(?)], circa 1926-1927
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- [circa 1926-1927]
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Portait of George Godfrey, heavyweight boxer, wearing a pinstripe suit with a pleated shirt and tie.
Other photographs taken on this occasion show a sign reading "KHJ" over a doorway. The location may be the KHJ radio studio and towers atop the Los Angeles Times building at 1st and Broadway.
George Godfrey, "The Leiperville Shadow," was the ring name of Feab Smith Williams, a heavyweight boxer from the state of Alabama who fought from 1919-1937. Godfrey twice won the World Colored Heavyweight Championship. In 2003, Godfrey was named to the Ring Magazine's list of 100 greatest punchers of all time.
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- b&w nitrate negative
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