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[John Wright, Negro Leagues team player, preparing to throw. Black-and-white photoprint.]

view [John Wright, Negro Leagues team player, preparing to throw. Black-and-white photoprint.] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, 8" x 10"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1930
1940
Summary:
Identified by Carlis Wright Robinson as her father, John Wright (nicknamed Johnny Needle-nose), in an e-mail, April 26, 2013. She continued: "He was chosen along with Jackie Robinson to tryout with the Dodgers and sign a contract. He has also been labeled "the forgotten #2".
Topic:
Negro leagues
Baseball
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618.001.0000011.tif (AC Scan)
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Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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