[John Wright, Negro Leagues team player, preparing to throw. Black-and-white photoprint.]
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Silver gelatin on paper, 8" x 10"
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights.
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".
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453