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Photograph by:
Frank H. Methe III, American  Search this
Published by:
Clarion Herald, American, founded 1963  Search this
Subject of:
St. Augustine High School, founded 1951  Search this
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
H x W: 10 × 6 7/8 in. (25.4 × 17.5 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
after 1963
Black and white photograph of St. Augustine High School basketball team. The image depicts eight young men exiting from a set of double doors in a brick building in the background. They wear sports team jackets with a large "A" on the right side. Two carry basketballs, five of them carry sports bags. The stride towards the camera, but turn their gazes elsewhere. In the foreground at the top of the photograph is a basketball basket and backboard. The verso has a stamp that reads "CLARION Hearld Photo/ Frank Methe/P.O. Box 53247/ New Orealans, LA 70150."
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Basketball  Search this
Education  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of St. Augustine High School, New Orleans, LA
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
© Frank J. Menthe
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture