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Created by:
Wilson Sporting Goods Co., American, founded 1914  Search this
Subject of:
Negro League Baseball Players Association, American, founded 1990  Search this
Medium:
cork, yarn, leather, ink
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 x 3 x 3 in. (7.6 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm)
Type:
baseballs
Date:
1937-1962
Description:
An official Negro American League Baseball (2013.135.1a) in a Wilson box (2013.135.1b). The baseball is white with red lacing. Stamped in black ink is: [Negro American League / Wilson / Made in the U. S. A. / T] and [A1010 / W 150CC / CUSHIONED CORK CENTER]. The box is red and black and has text on the front that reads: [It's A Wilson Baseball].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.135.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Tools and Equipment-Sports and Recreational
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e4a94c4c-75ae-4a35-862d-020640f38964
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.135.1ab