Making Waves: Louisiana's Radio Story

 

Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling

June 22, 1938

 

Steelworkers of the Serbian Club listening to the Joe Louis fight at their club headquarters in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. (Courtesy of the Library of Congress #LC-USW3-053625-C DLC)

Steelworkers of the Serbian Club listening to the Joe Louis fight
at their club headquarters in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.

(Courtesy of the Library of Congress #LC-USW3-053625-C DLC)

Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling (Courtesy of Pugilistica.com)

Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling
(Courtesy of Pugilistica.com)

Cosimo Matassa (Courtesy of LPB)

Cosimo Matassa
Recording Engineer

Cosimo Matassa talks about listening to the Joe Louis/Max Schmeling fight (1939) on a radio he built himself.

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