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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Baker and McKenna Boxing Match in Leadville, Colorado, 1911 December 12

Identifier: B063.02.0002.00014

Boxing match between Howard Baker and Patsy McKenna, being held in Leadville, Colorado. The match was held at the Olympic Athletic Club on December 12, 1911. McKenna's Second (trainer) threw in the sponge in the 10th round.

Dates: 1911 December 12

B'nai B'rith 171, between 1950-1960

Identifier: B063.04.0004.00065

Several unidentified men and boys are seated around a square mat used for boxing at the B'nai B'rith lodge, Denver, Colorado. Boys and teenagers dressed in boxing gear stand on the mat.

Dates: between 1950-1960

B'nai B'rith 171, between 1950-1970

Identifier: B063.04.0004.00071

Two young boys boxing at the B'nai B'rith building in Denver, Colorado while a man referees and other men and boys watch from around the mat.

Dates: between 1950-1970

Boxing: Coffee, 1950-1976

Identifier: B132.01.0001.0002
Abstract Joe 'Awful' Coffee, born Joseph Rutkowski in Minsk, Russian Empire in 1905 was a major figure on the Denver sports scene. After boxing, as a featherweight, for ten years across the Rocky Mountain region, he retired and went to college at the University of Denver. After graduation, Joe worked for the May Company, and then opened up Joe 'Awful' Coffee's Ringside Lounge in 1943. Coffee's restaurant operated for some 23 years, closing in 1966, and attracting such notables as Jack Dempsey,...
Dates: 1950-1976

Jack Dempsey, circa 1919

Identifier: B063.08.0047.00045

Jack Dempsey's championship photograph after winning the World's Heavy Weight Championship.

Dates: circa 1919

Joe Coffee, 1949 January

Identifier: B063.08.0047.00046

Joe Coffee stands between two prized steers.

Dates: 1949 January

Oral History Interview with Joe Coffee, 1981 October 5

Identifier: B098.01.0004.00075

Speaks about early life in Pueblo and carrer as a boxer.

Dates: 1981 October 5

Play Ball: Early Colorado Jews in Sports, 2013

Identifier: B230.03.0023.00012

Brief biographies of Jewish men and women athletes as well as sports personalities from Colorado. Written and directed by Jeanne Abrams for the 2013 RMJHS Dinner.

Dates: 2013

Prize Fighters, circa 1960

Identifier: B193.01.0002.00001

Oil painting of boxers titled "Prize Fighters" (written on the back). Two boxers are fighting in the ring with an out-of-focus crowd in the background. Boxer in red crouches in a defensive pose while the boxer in black sends a punch over the other boxer's head. Signed "Goldberg" on bottom right.

Dates: circa 1960

University of Denver Field House Arena Event, between 1980-1990

Identifier: U300.01.0388.00118

Aerial view of the University of Denver (DU) Field House Arena during a boxing event.

Dates: between 1980-1990