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title:

Boxing coach Howard "Kid" Wiggam

image number:

P0043728

description:

This image scanned from the Indiana Regional High School Basketball Tournament program dated March 12, 1921 and held at Indiana University.

According to the short article on the same page of this image, in part: "...Wiggam, light heavyweight champion boxer...is a Hoosier by birth, his boyhood home having been in Jennings County. He began his career as a boxer with the late Bob Fitzsimmons (former heavyweight champion of the world) as a sparring partner...for several years he taught boxing and wrestling at the Christamore Settlement House in Indianapolis. Later he instructed boxing and wrestling in the city recreation department. During the war Wiggam toured the larger cities of the country and various army camps with Jack Dillon, the 'Hoosier Bear Cat.' "

date taken:

not after 1921 March

personal name:

Wiggam, Howard "Kid"

topic:

Boxing

topic:

Coaches (Athletics)

topic:

Portraits

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Individuals