George Hackenschmidt-The Russian Lion – Strength Magazine – November, 1925

In a railway station thronged with thousands of people, excited voices were raised as the train drew in. There .was a craning of necks with a general upheaval of the whole crowd, which jammed forward in a milling mass of struggling humanity to see the object of their wait. As the train began to discharge its occupants, a man of remarkable appearance stepped out from the rest, to be greeted with handshakes by the group who were there to receive him.

Stark CenterUniversity of Texas