African - Americans on the Central Coast
Leroy Gibson, Sr. : 1932 ; known as the "Wichita Wildcat" in professional boxing. Leroy Gibson was a resident of Ventura and the founder of Gibson Barbeque on Figueroa Street.
Professional studio portrait of Leroy Gibson, Sr., aka Wichita Wildcat, who stands with locked knees and hands behind his back. He wears boxing shorts with contrasting belt, and boots. Image originally obtained from Leroy "Buddy" Gibson.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 X 26 cm.
Black Gold Cooperative Library System
Gibson, Leroy, Sr.
African Americans -- California -- Ventura County
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Part of "Historical Photos of Four Ethnicities on California's Central Coast" Collection
Originally published as part of African - Americans on the Central Coast: a photo essay