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Mystery photo

  Los Angeles Times file photo Who’s the distinguished gentleman with Joe Louis, endorsing Richard Nixon in the 1960 presidential election? Is the gentleman famed architect, Paul Williams, who designed Perino’s among many other famed buildings/homes? (Chris Morales). Absolutely right! … Continue reading

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Mystery photo

  Photograph by Don Cormier / Los Angeles TimesIsn’t this a great picture of Joe Louis? I found it Saturday while digging through all those boxing photos. OK, who’s the brunette? Jane Russell? (Chris Morales). Bingo! OK, what’s the occasion? … Continue reading

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Main Street Gym

I looked through hundreds of Joe Louis’ pictures today before I finally found two from the Main Street Gym. Of course, since these are from 1939, this is the old Main Street Gym.   Photograph by Maurice Terrell / Los … Continue reading

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