Monday, November 22, 2010

Max Schmeling and FDR

World Heavyweight Boxing Champ Max Schmeling greets Franklin Roosevelt, Friday, May 20, 1932, at Greenkill, NY, during FDR's visit to Schmeling's training camp there. One month and one day later, Schmeling would lose the title to Jack Sharkey in a split decision at Madison Square Garden. First Lady Eleanor is to the right of FDR.

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