Jim Flynn training (LOC)

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When: 01 January 1910

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Bain News Service,, publisher.

Jim Flynn training

[between ca. 1910 and ca. 1915]

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Notes:
Title from unverified data provided by the Bain News Service on the negatives or caption cards.
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Subjects:
Boxing

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.10620

Call Number: LC-B2- 2422-14

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Owner: The Library of Congress
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    bloomgal

    • 21/Jan/2008 02:58:27

    Could this be in Washington state? Harry M. Myers was a mountaineer who climber Mt. Ranier and other Washington peaks.

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    bloomgal

    • 21/Jan/2008 03:01:08

    Also, there is an Arlington near Seattle.

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    enormous knife

    • 04/May/2009 03:51:44

    he's training in pants and they're posing like they're running, haha!

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    Wystan

    • 31/Jul/2009 05:20:29

    Flynn, who had a reputation for fighting mean and dirty, met Heavyweight Champion Jack Johnson in the ring at Las Vegas, New Mexico, on July 4, 1912. Johnson had beaten Flynn in a non-title fight in 1907. Johnson hadn't trained for the rematch, but was still able to hold Flynn off for 14 rounds. Flynn, frustrated, engaged in obvious head-butting of his opponent, so the referee ended the fight and awarded victory to Johnson. (The studio photo above shows Flynn in training for an earlier bout.)

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    Wystan

    • 10/Feb/2010 00:49:39

    "Assuming an Irish name was not unusual in that era of boxing; there were Jewish fighters with Irish names too; and Jim Flynn, the only man who ever knocked out Jack Dempsey, was actually named Andrea Chiariglione. One reason for the name changes is that there were not enough Irish fighters to satisfy the large number of Irish fans." -- Pete Hamill, "Why Sinatra Matters" (Boston: Little, Brown, 1998), p. 58.

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    enormous knife

    • 27/Apr/2010 18:48:25

    oh yeah, they look like they're running :)