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. Offered here is a promotion photo poster of Joe Louis issued in 1935 by Brown & Bigelow of St. Paul, Minnesota. This promotional photo poster is cardboard picturing Louis as he looked before winning the title from Jimmy Braddock in 1937. Has several surface compressions and a scratch on the left border. Generally clean and not creased or torn. No missing pieces. matted and framed. 9" x 11 1/2."