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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
Description:
A black and white photograph of Joe Louis shaking hands with an unidentified man. The men are standing on a baseball infield. Both men are wearing suits with hats. Louis is wearing a light hat, while the other man is wearing a dark hat. A New York Cubans baseball player is seen throwing a ball on the left side of the photograph. A crowd can be seen in the background. A stamp on the back reads [31], and a sticker on the back has [1100 / set] handwritten on it in blue ink.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Sports  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
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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/fd510611219-0946-49d0-81ed-c9c52740292d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.120.12.5