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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Negro Major Leagues, American, 1920- c. 1960  Search this
Medium:
ink on felt , thread
Dimensions:
L x W: 11 1/4 × 29 3/4 in. (28.6 × 75.6 cm)
Type:
pennants
Place depicted:
Armour Square, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1933
Description:
A pennant from one of the East - West All-Star Negro league baseball players games. The pennant is a dark red felt with beige ink text and designs. At the far left of the pennant, a beige piece of fabric runs the length of the edge. Next to the fabric is a depiction of a baseball player holding a bat. Lettering above and below the baseball player reads: [Comiskey Park / Chicago, Ill.]. Beige ink stars surround the depiction of the player and run from one end of the pennant to the other. Lettering at center reads: [East vs. West / All-Star / Baseball Game]. The back of the pennant is blank.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.80.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d45d9f53-ddcd-46a4-8bef-291e44562312
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.80.1