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The South Sound Photo Album appears as a daily feature in The News Tribune. Photographs are selected by the Photography Curator of the Northwest Room from the extensive Photography Archives collection of the Tacoma Public Library. If you have comments or questions please fill out the "feedback" form using the link at the bottom of this page.
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SERIES:   D114282- 10
DATE:   05-03-1958
DESCRIPTION:   Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champions Joe Louis, second from left, and Max Baer, far right, signed autographs during a special appearance at Tacoma's B&I Circus Store, 8012 South Tacoma Way, on Saturday May 3, 1958. Joining them at the autograph tables were Frank Stojack (far left), professional wrestling standout and Pierce County Sheriff, and a fourth unidentified man. Boxers Louis and Baer had been flown by helicopter to the B & I from the Lakewood Villa Plaza where they had signed autographs earlier the same day. ALBUM 9.
IMAGETYPE:   Black & White
ADDRESS:   8012 South Tacoma Way
SUBJECTS:   Boxers (Sports)--Tacoma--1950-1960; Baer, Max, 1909-1959--Public appearances; Louis, Joe, 1914-1981--Public appearances; Stojack, Frank; B & I Circus Store (Tacoma); Autographing--Tacoma--1950-1960;
COLLECTION:   Richards Studio Collection
PRINTTYPE:   Fiber base-Glossy
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