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Published by:
Eastman Kodak Company, founded 1889  Search this
Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Charles Wilber Rogan, American, 1893 - 1967  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin on photographic paper, with ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (8.9 x 14 cm)
Type:
photographic postcards
Place captured:
Philippines, Asia
Date:
1910-1919
Caption:
Wilbur "Bullet" or "Bullet Joe" Rogan was a hall of fame baseball player who served with the United States army in the Philippines. Rogan played pitcher and outfielder in the Negro baseball leagues for the Kansas City Monarchs from 1920 to 1938.
Description:
Photographic postcard of a large group of soldiers, including Charles Wilbur Rogan, surrounding an encampment in a grassy field. The back of the photographic postcard is unused and has [POST CARD] printed in black at the top and blank spaces for [CORRESPONDENCE] and [ADDRESS]. In the upper right corner, there is a [ARTURA] stamp. There is also an alphanumeric inscription written by hand in the top left corner.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.55.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5801e5cb1-ed33-43d4-80ac-ed9777f719f6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.46.55.4