A similar photograph appears with the article “Red Grange and George Wilson Collide Today, All-American Stars in Great Coliseum Game, Expect More Than 75,000 Fans to Watch Athletes in Action; Bears Doped to Win,” Los Angeles Times, 16 Jan. 1926: 9
Fidel La Barba, smiles directly at the camera while sitting at a desk with a typewriter and documents. He wears glasses, a tie, and sport jacket. Behind him is a window with the blinds closed. La Barba was a former championship fighter, who upon retirement, attended Stanford and received journalism degree. He became a sportswriter and eventually became a boxing advisor for Hollywood films. He wrote the related article and describes the grim reality of being a boxer.