Title: Jack Dempsey and Fred Hagel

Description: Professional boxer Jack Dempsey (right) in a mock boxing stance next to Fred Hagel, mayor of Excelsior Springs, Mo., and president of the Elms Hotel.

Date: November 17, 1931

Photographer: Unknown

Notes: Dempsey was in Kansas City for a November 18, 1931 exhibition fight at the Convention Hall. He stayed and trained at the Elms Resort Hotel during his visit.

Item Type: Glass negative, b/w, 4 x 5 in.

Collection: Zeldin Collection of Journal-Post Glass Negatives (P29)
See finding aid: http://localhistory.kclibrary.org/u?/Local,36855

Location: P29, Box 18, Folder 32, #16 (print)

Subject: Boxers (Sports);

Local Subject: Dempsey, Jack; Hagel, Fred; Elms Hotel

Digital Format: Print made from negative; scanned as 600 dpi JPEG and imported as JPEG2000 in CONTENTdm software.

Barcode: 10015689

Repository: Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri

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