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The Life and Legacy of Joe Louis

This is a Friends of NSMLV Zoom Meeting Event
Discover more about the legacy of Joe Louis – one of the most historically influential and greatest boxers of all time.  Not only an outstanding sportsman, Joe also had a far-reaching cultural impact. He was a nationwide hero in the run up to World War II, he broke the sport’s color barrier appearing in a PGA golf event in 1952 and he was part owner of the Moulin Rouge Hotel and Casino in 1955 – the first integrated casino in Las Vegas.
George Joseph, Joe’s son-in-law, will speak about his life and his legacy with other members of the family:
  • Candice Joseph – Joe’s daughter and George’s wife
  • John Louis Barrow – Joe’s son
  • Amber Young – Joe’s daughter
  • Limmie Tiger – Joe’s grandson and boxer
This is a Zoom meeting, from 6-7 p.m., held by the Friends of Nevada State Museum Las Vegas.

Join at: https://zoom.us/j/93913835157. The meeting ID is 939 1383 5157. The password is Friends16

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07/16/2020 18:00:0007/16/2020 19:00:00America/Los_AngelesFriends of NSMLV – The Life and Legacy of Joe LouisThe Life and Legacy of Joe Louis
This is a Friends of NSMLV Zoom Meeting Event
Discover more about the legacy of Joe Louis – one of the most historically influential and greatest boxers of all time.  Not only an outstanding sportsman, Joe also had a far-reaching cultural impact. He was a nationwide hero in the run up to World War II, he broke the sport’s color barrier appearing in a PGA golf event in 1952 and he was part owner of the Moulin Rouge Hotel and Casino in 1955 – the first integrated casino in Las Vegas.
George Joseph, Joe’s son-in-law, will speak about his life and his legacy with other members of the family:
  • Candice Joseph – Joe’s daughter and George’s wife
  • John Louis Barrow – Joe’s son
  • Amber Young – Joe’s daughter
  • Limmie Tiger – Joe’s grandson and boxer
This is a Zoom meeting, from 6-7 p.m., held by the Friends of Nevada State Museum Las Vegas.
Join at: https://zoom.us/j/93913835157. The meeting ID is 939 1383 5157. The password is Friends16
Reno, NV
Event StartsEvent Ends
07/16/202007/16/2020
All Day Event
6:00pm7:00pm

Location

Zoom meeting: https://zoom.us/j/93913835157. The meeting ID is 939 1383 5157. The password is Friends16