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Yankton Press & Dakotan
October 18, 1941 (evening); p. 5, col. 6

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Surprise! Army Finds Joe Fit?

Ordinarily taciturn, Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis (left) is caught with his mouth open as Dr. Spencer Dickerson, medical examiner, gave the king of lethal swing his preliminary physical examination for army service at Chicago.  The verdict — this won’t surprise you — was that Louis passed.  (NEA telephoto.)

I purchased roughly 25 original issues of the Yankton (South Dakota) Press & Dakotan, dating from 1938 to 1946. I am systematically going through every issue and will be posting the articles that include the names of individuals. I am happy to email full-size scans of any article. Feel free to ask.

 

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