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1921: People readily embraced Times Square as a place for instant news information. Thousands of similarly dressed men wait impatiently outside the Times Building on a hot July afternoon awaiting news of the Jersey City boxing match between Jack Dempsey and Georges Carpentier.
More than 10,000 gather in Times Square outside the New York Times building to receive updates on the fight between boxers Jack Dempsey and Georges Carpentier in July, 1921.
New York City: 1916; Times Square
(1921) Times Square, crowd outside the NY Times building for updates on Dempsey & Carpentier fight.
New York, Mars 1943. « Times Square on a rainy day. » Medium-format nitrate negative by John Vachon for the Office of War Information.
✮ Time Square, New York City
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Times Square North : night illumination. (1921). NYPL Digital Gallery.
New York, July 5, 1921. Chorus girls for "The Broadway Whirl," a musical comedy revue at the Times Square Theatre
Times Square: 1908
July 5, 1921. New York. "Betty Williams, Broadway Whirl Girl." A chorus girl in "The Broadway Whirl," a musical comedy revue at the Times Square Theatre. Whirl Girl: 1921
dressed up to go out, circa 1940
Joe Louis lies on canvas after being knocked down by 'Jersey' Joe Walcott, by Gjon Mili 1947
Hattie Stewart (the Bronx, New York) ~ World female boxing champion (1884)