Jewish Boxer B. Leonard Endorsed
7" x 5" gelatin-silver photograph of the boxer by D. Aranow, New York. Endorsed in pen on the front, "To my Little Pal/ Donald/ Best Wishes/ Benny Leonard."
Born Benjamin Leiner, Leonard was a great lightweight champion. He didn't lose a fight between May 1912 and October 1932. As a Jewish athlete he was an ideal model for Jewish boys in this period. He was a member of the International Hall of Fame. [3-]
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