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Photographs Related To Sam Arrons
Photographs Related To Sam Arrons
Arrons, Sam, b 1902, of Manchester 1923-1939
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Related Material:See also deposit no.1415.Place:Stockport, Cheshire
Title:
Photographs Related To Sam Arrons
Date of work:
1923-1939
Reference number:
GB124.DPA/655
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Custodial history:
Depositor was born in 1902; his father was a Blackburn born Jew but his mother was not Jewish. After his mother's death he went to live with paternal aunt in Devonshire Street, Higher Broughton, Manchester. Sam worked as a waterproof `schmearer' assistant, picture-faker and travelling optician before becoming established in his boxing caree c 1926. He boxed in and around Manchester and was known as the `Smiling Hebrew'. C.1935 he gave up boxing because his eyesight was deteriorating and went to work at Fairey's Aviation Works.
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Record types:
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Language:
English
Record number:
7196217
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