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An Interview With Arrington Klice
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TitleAn Interview With Arrington Klice
AbstractInterviewer: Horace M. Peterson III. Interview recorded March 19, 1976. 1 sound cassette (ca. 60 minutes): analog, stereo.; 5 7/8 x 2 1/2 in., 1/8 in. tape 1 sound disc; digital; 4 3/4 in. Has printed guide to contents.
NotesListed under the Sports/Boxing category. Mr. Klice was born October 14, 1908. In the interview he discusses his early life, Monarchs baseball team, his boxing career, and the influences on his life.
Date1976-03-19
SourceKansas City Public Library; Black Archives of Mid-America, Inc.
LocationSC69-2, Tape 38, CD 38
Local SubjectAfrican Americans
Oral History
Boxing
Klice, Arrington "Bubble"
Item TypeArchival Material
TranscriptionSynopsis of Interview:

Mr. Klice was born October 14, 1908 in Newport, Arkansas to Thaideus and Teresa Arrington--family background of William Arrington Klice. Left Newport at the age of two years. Began school in St. Louis. During the years in St. Louis, he was acquainted with Eddie Holt, well known ball player. 1115 Campbell - First home in Kansas City, Kansas.

Organized Sports--his interest in. Discussion of Monarch Baseball League located on 23rd and Brooklyn. Start of boxing career. Fought Moon Mullins. On the road with Jack Johnson. Joe Lewis and the Kansas City Kid. Boxing ethics. Started a Professional Boxing Stable (1945-1948).Influences on his life.
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Item ID210249
CONTENTdm number36300
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