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Catalog Number 2007.040.014
Object Name Brochure
Title Joe Louis Congressional Gold Medal
[bronze reproduction]
Description One brochure entitled "Joe Louis Congressional [Gold] Medal." The brochure shows a drawing of Joe Louis on the cover page along with a small circular drawing of two boxers in the lower left corner. In the lower right corner, blue printed text shows "MTC Sports, Joe Louis Medal Program, 18100 Meyers Road, Detroit, Michigan 48235" and "the Multi-Tournament Classic (MTC Sports)." The two inside pages show "The Joe Louis Story" by Ray Pitts which gives biographical information about Joe Louis. A reproduction bronze medal (enclosed in cellophane) is stapled to the inside lower right corner of the brochure. The back page gives a brief discussion of the history of the U.S. Joe Louis Congressional Gold Medal, the design competition, and the designer of the medal.
Collection Sports
Date 1982
Dimensions H-9.5 L-4.125 inches
Material Paper/Bronze
People Barrow, Joe Louis
Iacocca, Mike
Search Terms Congressional Gold Medal
Boxing
Sports
Medals
MTC Sports