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Jim Jeffries' Training Camp

by Nicholas Sammond

In this clipping from New York Morning Telegraph, Jeffries the heavy weight boxer was pitted to fight against the reigning champion - Jack Johnson, who was a black man. Here he is pictured with his cronies - including the popular blackface minstrel Eddie Leonard.

Jim Jeffries' Training Camp

Surrounded by His Cronies and Bosom Pals including blackface minstrel Eddie Leonard - New York Morning Telegraph

from New York Morning Telegraph Clipping (1910 )
Creator: New York Morning Telegraph
Posted by Nicholas Sammond