HISTORY: Henry Armstrong was born on December 12, 1912 in Columbus, Mississippi. He won the World Featherweight Title on October 29, 1937 from Petey Sarron. He then went on to win the World Welterweight Title from Barney Ross on May 31, 1938. 3 months later on August 17, 1938 he defeated Lou Ambers to win the World Lightweight Title. He retired after losing to Chester Slider on February 14, 1945 with a final record of 152-21-8 with 100 KO's. Presented here is an original wire photo of Henry Armstrong and his wife and daughter celebrating his victory over Barney Ross in 1938.
FULL DESCRIPTION; This is an original ACME News Pictures wire photo with their stamp and caption on the bacl. Bold, clear image. Printer notation at bottom border, otherwise clean front and back. Small border crease in lower right corner. No tears. 7" x 9."