James J. Jeffries was born on April 15, 1875 in Carroll, Ohio. He won the World Heavyweight Title on June 9, 1899 from Bob Fitzsimmons. He initially retired undefeated in 1905 posting career victories over James Corbett, Tom Sharkey as well as Robert Fitzsimmons. He retired after losing to Jack Johnson on July 4, 1910, his only loss, with a final record of 18-1-2 with 15 KO's. Offered here is an original, first generation antique photograph of Jeffries in his California training camp preparing for his fight with Jack Johnson. This is an original, first generation, Keystone Company of New York photograph with their stamp on the back. Bold, clear image. Clean front and back. Mild crease in upper right corner. Terrific image. 6 1/2" x 8."