Joe Louis was born on May 13, 1914 in Lafayette, Alabama. On June 22, 1937 he won the World Heavyweight Title from James J. Braddock. He retired after losing to Rocky Marciano on October 26, 1951. His final record was 63-3. Presented here is a studio photo in sepia tones. This oversized photo of Louis measures 9 3/4 inches by 12 inches.The photo has some minor staining on the front left side.the edges and corners show minor wear.The back is blank.The image is clean.