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Jack Dempsey boxing Arturo Godoy (ddr-njpa-1-164)
img Jack Dempsey boxing Arturo Godoy (ddr-njpa-1-164)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Dempsey Returns to the Ring. (New York) Domei. God of the Ring Dempsey has returned to the ring after an absence of many years. This photograph shows his fierce training with Godoy, 'the Chilean [illegible]' who recently caused trouble in his fight with Joe Louis. Fired up by his losses to Louis, …
Jack Dempsey with Hannah Williams and their daughters, Barbara and Joan Hannah, at Christmas (ddr-njpa-1-165)
img Jack Dempsey with Hannah Williams and their daughters, Barbara and Joan Hannah, at Christmas (ddr-njpa-1-165)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Children, a Burden for the Past, Present, and Future. (New York) Domei. Jack Dempsey, the world boxing king, is also a good papa at home. This was the scene the morning after Santa Claus visited. [stamped] January 1938."
Charles Edison, Rear Admiral Clark H. Woodward, and Gov. William Wilkins Horton (ddr-njpa-1-249)
img Charles Edison, Rear Admiral Clark H. Woodward, and Gov. William Wilkins Horton (ddr-njpa-1-249)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Domei Photographic Overseas News November 25, 1937. Age of Military Expansion. (New York) Domei. New 10 million dollar battleships, said to be the US Navy's best ships, began construction at Brooklyn Navy Yard on October 27, Navy Day. Photograph: (from left) Assistant Secretary of the Navy Charles Edison, Commandant of the Navy …
Lou Gehrig speaking to an officer candidate (ddr-njpa-1-506)
img Lou Gehrig speaking to an officer candidate (ddr-njpa-1-506)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Domei Photographic Sports News September 29, 1936. Extremely Popular Gehrig. (New York) Domei. Officer candidates from our Training Fleet, which is currently visiting New York City on a training cruise, attended a baseball game between the Yankees and St. Louis Browns at Yankee Stadium on August 27. Since there were many [illegible] …
Thomas Edison and Mina Miller sitting in a garden (ddr-njpa-1-236)
img Thomas Edison and Mina Miller sitting in a garden (ddr-njpa-1-236)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Edison Said to Have Been Briefly Seriously Ill. (New York) Rengo. The American inventor Thomas Alva Edison, who invented and discovered most of the necessities of our modern cultural life and has made the greatest human contribution to so-called material civilization, had been seriously ill for some time but has now reported …
Louis Ferdinand and Kira Kirillovna on their honeymoon (ddr-njpa-1-339)
img Louis Ferdinand and Kira Kirillovna on their honeymoon (ddr-njpa-1-339)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "The Kaiser's Grandson Will Soon Come to Japan. (New York) Domei. Prince Louis Ferdinand, the grandson of the Kaiser, and the daughter of Grand Duchess Kira of Russia, who were married in a grand occasion in early June, are currently on their honeymoon and are planning to come to Japan soon. Photograph: …
Henry Ford speaking with Mary Pickford (ddr-njpa-1-364)
img Henry Ford speaking with Mary Pickford (ddr-njpa-1-364)
Caption on reverse [translation]: What are They Talking About? Old Man Ford and Ms. Mary Pickford. (New York) Rengo. This is a photo snapped by chance upon encountering Automotive King Henry Ford and 'Yankee Sweetheart' Mary Pickford (recently divorced from Douglas [Fairbanks] and now cheerful (?)) engaged in a pleasant chat after Ms. Pickford came to …
Jack Dempsey holding his daughter (ddr-njpa-1-162)
img Jack Dempsey holding his daughter (ddr-njpa-1-162)
Caption on reverse [translation]: "Newspaper Rengo Photographic Sports News April 16. Masterpiece Unlike Her Old Man. (New York) Rengo. Jack Dempsey, a heavyweight boxer cheered on by fans all over the world, has recently been blessed with a daughter, Joan Hannah. As shown in this photograph, he's even happier now than he was when he won …
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