Jack Johnson and Mr. Mann posing next to a car in front of the Archer-Mann Motor Company, 4057 Lindell.
@ Missouri Historical Society
DescriptionHorizontal, black and white photograph showing Jack Johnson and Mr. Mann posing next to a car in front of the Archer-Mann Motor Company at 4057 Lindell. Johnson was the first African American to hold the world heavy-weight boxing championship, and he held the title from 1908-1915. He is shown leaning against the car and smiling with a cigar in his mouth. Mr. Mann is standing on the far side of the car and wearing a three-piece suit. The job file includes a photocopied brief biographical article about Johnson from an unidentified book. Cars can be seen on display through the large showroom windows in the background.