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 wire photo, dated June 21, 1935 depicting Joe Louis just before his fight in New York against Primo Carnera. This is an original Associated Press wire photo with their stamp and caption on the back. Clean front and back. Not creased or torn. Bold, clear image. Minor edge and corner wear. 6" x 8." Scarce pre championship photo.