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[Photograph 2012.201.B0235.0445]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Billy Conn (above), says goodbye to Hot Springs where he spent several weeks in preliminary training for the heavyweight championship fight with Joe Louis in June in New York."
Date: February 12, 1946
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0298.0406]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Ben Evans, left, former Golden Gloves champion, just now is at about the peak of his pro career, claiming the Oklahoma welterweight title and holding a spot high on the list of contenders for the Texas crown."
Date: July 8, 1945
Creator: Miller, Joe
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0230.0251]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Don Cockell, British Heavyweight Champion arrived today aboard the S.S. queen Mary to sign for a bout with World Champion Rocky Marciano."
Date: March 9, 1955
Creator: International News Photo
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0235.0417]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "Billy Conn, right, bounces a straight left off the jaw of his sparing partner, Mickey McAvoy, during a training session Thursday at his camp in Greenwook, N. J., as he gets ready for his 15-round heavyweight title bout in New York City, June 19, against Joe Louis."
Date: June 13, 1946
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0294.0008]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "veteran of Oklahoma Golden Gloves boxing, will return to competition when the estate punchers oppose Kansas City's aces in Municipal auditorium January 5."
Date: December 10, 1941
Creator: Owen, A. Y.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0423.0219]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Movie man ducked when Fitzsimmons landed hard right to the jaw but keeps on grinding the machine. Foley and Fitz work for coming engagements with Gibbons brothers."
Date: unknown
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0294.0005]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "His three opponents on way to title, Doodle Dane, Deck Garman and Gus Stanford, agreed that if they had to lose that they were glad it was to Buel."
Date: February 10, 1940
Creator: Hart, Alphia O.
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0235.0444]

Description: Photograph taken for a newspaper owned by the Oklahoma Publishing Company. Caption: "Heavyweight Contender Billy Conn drives a right into the heavy bag as he opened his permanent training camp here today for his coming title bout with Champion Joe Louis June 19 in New York."
Date: April 2, 1946
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0235.0424]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Billy Conn (front) arrived in Hot Springs, Ark., Saturday to begin fix or six weeks preliminary training for his world championship fight with Joe Louis in June."
Date: January 6, 1946
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0294.0013]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "The flying fist of Buel Davis, 126-pound ring artist. always carry a message of dark portent for ring foes, but here they carry the good news of Oklahoma City's first big boxing show of 1943."
Date: January 10, 1943
Creator: Stockwell, Bill
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0242.0299]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Oklahoma Times newspaper. Caption: "George "Sugar" Costner, right, slips inside lightweight champion Ike Williams' left jab in the fifth round at Shibe park in Philadelphia Wednesday night."
Date: unknown
Creator: Associated Press
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0241.0526]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "They call him "Baby Face" in Chicago but the boys with the CYO boxing team think he's going to be one of the best boxers the organization ever produced."
Date: January 7, 1950
Creator: Tapscott, George
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society