Golden Gloves Final 1948

IMG_2433IMG_2435IMG_2434Newark had a great reputation as a boxing town. This program from the 1948 Golden Gloves Final was held in the Newark Armory. The armory was on Sussex Avenue and hosted not only boxing, but many other events, from Industrial Expositions to opera. The armory was later torn down and replaced by a high rise nursing home/extended care facility.

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