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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Institute, American, founded 1881  Search this
Wilberforce University, American, founded 1856  Search this
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
souvenir programs
Place depicted:
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 20, 1944
Description:
1944 college football program for the all-Black teams from Wilberforce and Tuskegee at the University of Detroit Stadium. The program is red and green with a graphic of a football player mid-run with a football in his left hand plowing his way through an oversized football with a stadium full of spectators in the background. There is a two inch tear through the "I" of Wilberforce at the top right side of the program.
Transcription Center Status:
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Education  Search this
Football  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.31.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
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_2012.31.5