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 an antique wire photo of Joe Louis. This antique wire photo of Joe Louis is 6 1/2" x 8 1/2." The corners are slightly soft and there are small creases in the upper left corner. There is a small rip in the upper left corner and there is a larger, diagonal crease in the upper left side. Clean image.