HISTORY: Tex Rickard was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1871. His boxing promoter career took off in 1910 when he staged the heavyweight bout between Jack Johnson and Jim Jeffries. He continued promoting and eventually acquired Madison Square Garden. He, John Ringling and others established the Madison Square Garden Corporation. He opened the new Madison Square Garden in 1925 and operated it until his death in 1929. Presented here is an antique wire photo of Tex Rickard with his daughter.
FULL DESCRIPTION: This antique wirephoto of Tex Rickard is 6 1/2" x 8 1/2." There is a small rip along the left edge and there are small creases in the corners and larger creases in the photo.