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Handbill for boxing matches at the Strand Theatre, [Albany, Ga., 1927?] July 15


extent: [1] p.
date: July 15, 1927?
summary: Handbill for boxing matches at the African American Strand Theatre in Albany, Georgia, to take place July 15, [1927?]. The flier advertises matches between Texas Tanner and Cyclone Davis, Fighting Harrison and Jack Blackburn, Kid Scaby and Straigh 8 [sic] Davis, and Bee Jackson and Kid Mitchell. The handbill promises one of the best matches ever seen in Albany.
repository: Middle Georgia Archives
collection: Charles Henry Douglass business records
box: 19
folder: 157
item: 1

subjects:
Albany (Ga.)
Dougherty County (Ga.)
Saunders, E. W.
Strand Theatre (Albany, Ga.)
African American boxers
Boxing matches--Georgia--Albany
Boxers (Sports)--Georgia--Macon
Boxing--Georgia--Albany
Entertainment events--Georgia--Albany
Advertising fliers--Georgia--Albany
Boxing--Posters--Georgia--Albany
Special events--Marketing
Entertainment events--Georgia--Albany
Sports promoters--Georgia--Albany
Arenas--Georgia--Albany
Handbills




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 STRAND THEATRE 
8:30 P.M. MONDAY JULY 15TH8:30 P.M.
 Big Championship Bout 
 MAIN GO 
 TEXAS TANNER From MACON, GA. [GEORGIA] 

Colored middleweight champion of the South will defend his title aganist [against]

[Note: An image of Texas Tanner in a boxing stance appears to the left of the text.]
TEXAS TANNER

 Clycone [Cyclone] Davis 
  
 of 
 CHATTANOOGA,TENN. [TENNESSEE] 
10Rounds to a Decision10
 SEMI WIND UP 
Fighiting Harrisonvs. [versus]Jack Blackburn
BIRMINGHAM, ALA. [ALABAMA] MIAMI, FLA. [FLORIDA]
150 Lbs. [pounds] 145 Lbs. [pounds]
 8 Roundds [Rounds] to a Decision 
Kid Scabyvs. [versus]Straigh 8 Davis
MACON,GA. [GEORGIA] ATLANTA,GA. [GEORGIA]
130 Lbs. [pounds] 130 Lbs. [pounds]
 6 Rounds to a Decision 
Bee Jacksonvs. [versus]Kid Mitchell
MACON, GA. [GEORGIA] JACKSONVILLE, FLA [FLORIDA]
 4 Rounds to a Decision 
 Light Weight 

The all star fight card Monday July 15th, 8:30 p.m., promise [promises] to be one of the best colored bouts ever in Albany. All the boys are fast and clever and will show you plenty of ring skill.


SPECIAL RINGSIDE SEATS FOR WHITE PEOPLE 75c [cents]

SPECIAL RINGSIDE SEATS FOR COLORED PEOPLE 75c [cents]


[Note: A drawing of a hand points to the following text.]

General Admission---50c [cents] to Everybody
  E. W. SAUNDERS, Promotor [Promoter]