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Sports

Collection Creator:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Container:
Box 30, Folder 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1930s-1950s
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original papers requires an appointment. Access to audiovisual recording with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Ben Shahn papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ben Shahn papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-shahben-ref1411

"Sport and Art"

Collection Creator:
Constable, W. G. (William George), 1887-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 26
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1930-1950
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Glass plate negatives are housed separately and closed to researchers.
Collection Rights:
The W.G. Constable papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
W.G. Constable papers, 1905-1983, bulk 1920-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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W.G. Constable papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-conswmgp-ref417

Pinback button for the Philadelphia Stars

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Philadelphia Stars, American, 1933 - 1952  Search this
Medium:
ink, metal and plastic
Dimensions:
Diameter: 1 1/4 x 1/4 in. (3.2 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1933 - 1952
Topic:
African American  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.171.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.171.9
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Ice Skates, used by Sonja Henie

User:
Henie, Sonja  Search this
Maker:
Stanzione  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
steel (overall material)
white (overall color)
grey (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 4 in x 12 in; 27.94 cm x 10.16 cm x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
ice skates
ice skates, pair of
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1930-1950
Subject:
Ice Skating  Search this
Sports  Search this
Professional  Search this
Entertainment  Search this
ID Number:
1984.0345.03
Accession number:
1984.0345
Catalog number:
1984.0345.03
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1067914

Photographic print of Joe Louis with unidentified woman

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Joe Louis, American, 1914 - 1981  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 4 9/16 × 3 1/2 in. (11.6 × 8.9 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
ca. 1935-1951
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.120.12.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.120.12.3
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Gelatin silver print of Joe Louis accepting a championship belt

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Joe Louis, American, 1914 - 1981  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 4 1/8 × 5 in. (10.5 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
1934-1951
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.120.12.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.120.12.6
Additional Online Media:

Montage

Artist:
Charles Shaw, born New York City 1892-died New York City 1974  Search this
Medium:
paper playing cards, clay pipes, ivory discs, and wood snuff box mounted on velvet
Dimensions:
15 x 13 x 2 1/8 in. (38.1 x 33.0 x 5.4 cm.)
Type:
Collage
Date:
ca. 1935-1950
Topic:
Recreation\sport and play\cards  Search this
Object\other\smoking material  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Patricia and Phillip Frost
Object number:
1986.92.87
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.92.87

Montage (#458)

Artist:
Charles Shaw, born New York City 1892-died New York City 1974  Search this
Medium:
painted paper tarot cards, mother-of pearl jetons, and painted wood snuff box mounted on silk
Dimensions:
19 1/2 x 16 x 1 7/8 in. (49.5 x 40.5 x 4.8 cm.)
Type:
Collage
Date:
ca. 1935-1950
Topic:
Mythology\classical\Cupid  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\cards  Search this
Mythology\classical\Venus  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Patricia and Phillip Frost
Object number:
1986.92.88
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.92.88

Photographic print of Joe Louis shaking hands with unidentified man

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Joe Louis, American, 1914 - 1981  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
New York Cubans, American, 1935 - 1950  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 2 9/16 × 3 9/16 in. (6.5 × 9 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Date:
1935-1950
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.120.12.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.120.12.5
Additional Online Media:

Pennant for the Philadelphia Stars

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Philadelphia Stars, American, 1933 - 1952  Search this
Medium:
paint on felt
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7 1/4 x 27 1/2 x 3/16 in. (18.4 x 69.9 x 0.5 cm)
Type:
pennants
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1933 - 1952
Topic:
African American  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.171.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.171.3

Montage

Artist:
Charles Shaw, born New York City 1892-died New York City 1974  Search this
Medium:
paper playing cards, mother of pearl jetons, and wood snuff box mounted on silk
Dimensions:
14 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. (37.5 x 32.4 x 5.4 cm.)
Type:
Collage
Date:
ca. 1935-1950
Topic:
Figure female\full length  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Occupation\beggar  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\cards  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Patricia and Phillip Frost
Object number:
1986.92.89
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1986.92.89

Newsreel

Artist:
Raphael Montañez Ortiz, born New York City 1934  Search this
Medium:
16 mm film, black and white, sound
Type:
Media Arts
Date:
1958
Topic:
Animal\horse  Search this
History\United States\World War II  Search this
Occupation\religion\Pope  Search this
Occupation\sport\jockey  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase through the Luisita L. and Franz H. Denghausen Endowment
Object number:
2011.30.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1958, Raphael Montañez Ortiz
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Time-Based Media Art
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2011.30.2

Dwight D. Eisenhower, Casey Stengel, and Walter Alston

Artist:
Osvaldo Salas, 1914 - 1993  Search this
Sitter:
Dwight David Eisenhower, 14 Oct 1890 - 28 Mar 1969  Search this
Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel, 30 Jul 1890 - 29 Sep 1975  Search this
Walter Emmons Alston, 1 Dec 1911 - 1 Oct 1984  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 24.1 x 19.4cm (9 1/2 x 7 5/8")
Sheet: 25.4 x 20.6cm (10 x 8 1/8")
Mat: 45.7 x 35.6cm (18 x 14")
Culture:
Dwight David Eisenhower: American  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1956
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat\Cap  Search this
Equipment\Sports Equipment\Baseball Equipment\Baseball  Search this
Exterior\Sports arena\Baseball stadium  Search this
Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel: Male  Search this
Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Baseball  Search this
Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel: Sports and Recreation\Team Manager\Baseball  Search this
Charles Dillon "Casey" Stengel: Sports and Recreation\Coach\Baseball  Search this
Dwight David Eisenhower: Male  Search this
Dwight David Eisenhower: Literature\Writer  Search this
Dwight David Eisenhower: Military\Army\Officer\General  Search this
Dwight David Eisenhower: Education\Administrator\University\President  Search this
Dwight David Eisenhower: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Dwight David Eisenhower: Politics and Government\Chief of Staff  Search this
Dwight David Eisenhower: Military\Army\Officer\World War II  Search this
Walter Emmons Alston: Male  Search this
Walter Emmons Alston: Sports and Recreation\Team Manager\Baseball  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.97.129
Restrictions & Rights:
© Osvaldo Salas
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.97.129

[Trade catalogs on four-speed motorcycle with 250cc, two-stroke cycle sports engine]

Author:
White International Motors  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries American History Trade Literature Collection DSI  Search this
Physical description:
<1> v. : ill
Type:
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Date:
19uu
[19--]-
Topic:
Motorcycles  Search this
White 250 Star (Brand name)  Search this
Call number:
049077
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_500336

Horses and Riders

Artist:
Ellis Ruley, born Norwich, CT 1882-died Norwich, CT 1959  Search this
Medium:
oil on posterboard
Dimensions:
27 3/4 x 21 3/4 in. (70.5 x 55.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1939-1959
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Animal\dog  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\equestrian  Search this
Animal\horse  Search this
Animal\cattle  Search this
Architecture Exterior\farm\barn  Search this
Architecture Exterior\domestic\farmhouse  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr.
Object number:
1998.84.31
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1998.84.31

[Trade catalogs from Sports Section]

Company Name:
Sports Section  Search this
Notes content:
fan merchandise ; gift guide ; sportswear ; jerseys ; hats ; jackets
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Color images
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
El Segundo, California, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)  Search this
Department store; dry goods and mail order catalogs  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Topic:
Clothing and dress  Search this
Commercial catalogs  Search this
Department stores  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Dry-goods  Search this
Hats  Search this
Shoes  Search this
Sporting goods  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_42523
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_42523

Boxing records and sports annual ..

Title:
Post boxing records
Author:
Post Sports Records Corporation  Search this
Romano, John J  Search this
Physical description:
v. illus. (incl. ports.) 18 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
19uu
1934-
Topic:
Boxing  Search this
Call number:
GV1115 .P857
GV1115.P857
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_154486

The Peterson Catalog and Turf Manual [catalog]

Publisher:
Peterson, Arthur D., Co.  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (48 pp)
Type:
Archival materials
Catalogs
Commercial catalogs
Mail order catalogs
Date:
[ca. 1936]
Scope and Contents:
Catalog of supplies and equipment for care of golf courses and grass, with articles on golf course architecture and design.
Local Numbers:
AC0060-0001070.tif (AC scan no.)
General:
Stored in Sports series, box 4, "Perego, Ira / Perfect Golf Ball Co. / Peterson, Arthur D." Folder.
Golf hole designs on page 6, copied as neg. no. 98-141.
Related Materials:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, ca. 1724-1977
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Series Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Sports -- Catalogs.  Search this
Golf courses -- 1930-1940  Search this
Lawns -- Equipment and supplies -- 1930-1940  Search this
Turf management -- 1930-1940  Search this
Genre/Form:
Catalogs -- 1930-1950
Commercial catalogs -- 1930-1940
Mail order catalogs -- 1930-1940
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Sports, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Sports
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-sports-ref539

Sports cars in review

Author:
Henry Ford Museum and Greenfield Village  Search this
Physical description:
ill. 26 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Date:
19uu
Topic:
Sports cars--Periodicals  Search this
Call number:
TL236 .S764
TL236.S764
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_70194

[Trade catalogs from English Town Sports Wear]

Company Name:
English Town Sports Wear  Search this
Related companies:
Swan Optical Sales (Long Island City, NY)  Search this
Notes content:
Sergio Valente Eyewear
Includes:
Trade catalog and price lists
Physical description:
1 piece; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Clothing (including hats; shoes; accessories; etc)  Search this
Topic:
Clothing and dress  Search this
Dress accessories  Search this
Hats  Search this
Shoes  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_38498
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_38498

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