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Photograph by:
Dave Peterson, American  Search this
Subject of:
Althea Gwyn, American, 1956 - 2022  Search this
Women's Professional Basketball League, American, 1978 - 1981  Search this
Iowa Cornets, American, 1978 - 1980  Search this
New York Stars, American, 1978 - 1980  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 13056 pixels × 8288 pixels
File size: 206.5 MB
Type:
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Cedar Rapids, Linn County, Iowa, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1979-1980; scanned 2023
Description:
A digital scan of a black-and-white photograph of New York Stars forward Althea Gwyn reaching for a basketball during a Women's Professional Basketball League game. Gwyn is pictured on the left side of the image, wearing the #31 jersey, her arm outstretched as she jumps for a basketball directly above her. An unidentified Stars teammate wearing the #22 jersey can be seen behind her, on the right side of the image, also jumping for the ball. Between them, an Iowa Cornets player, from the opposing team, also reaches for the ball.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Basketball  Search this
Photography  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bob Modersohn and Molly Kazmer
Object number:
2024.9.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© David Peterson
Permission required for use. Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Photographs and Still Images
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54f191324-e507-4c7b-9d3c-d551d9110547
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2024.9.1