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Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Herschel Hall Falkener, American, 1901 - 1992  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Shaw University, American, founded 1865  Search this
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
H x W (Image): 2 11/16 × 4 1/8 in. (6.8 × 10.4 cm)
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
ca. 1930
A black and white photograph of fourteen men playing football at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. One of the players is Herschel H. Falkener. The football players are all wearing the same uniforms: dark shirts, light pants, dark knee-length socks over the pants and medium dark, leather helmets with earflaps. Five spectators are watching the game in the background and a man wearing a white shirt and black pants is in the foreground. There are no inscriptions or marks, front or back.
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Education  Search this
Football  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Men  Search this
Photography  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Margaret Falkener DeLorme, Waldo C. Falkener, Cameron S. Falkener and Gilbert E. DeLorme
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No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture