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Front cover from Ebony magazine, October 1946

Published by:
Johnson Publishing Company, American, 1942 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Kenneth S. Washington, American, 1918 - 1971  Search this
Murray's Worldwide, Inc., American, founded 1925  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 3/16 × 10 in. (33.5 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 1946
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Football  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Sports  Search this
U.S. History, 1933-1945  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Damion Thomas
Object number:
2016.54
Restrictions & Rights:
© Johnson Publishing Company Inc. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
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/fd5859ba5ec-a86e-4d90-8944-e2183f95c786
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.54
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Ku Klux Klan robe

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Manufactured by:
Belding Brothers and Company, American, 1860 - 1932  Search this
Used by:
Ku Klux Klan, 2nd, American, 1915 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
silk and cotton satin with mother of pearl buttons and metal snaps
Dimensions:
H x W (robe flat): 50 3/4 × 34 1/4 in. (128.9 × 87 cm)
L x W (hood): 76 × 7 7/16 in. (193 × 18.9 cm)
H x W (proper left patch): 5 5/8 × 5 1/4 in. (14.3 × 13.3 cm)
H x W (proper right patch): 5 1/4 × 5 5/8 in. (13.3 × 14.3 cm)
Type:
robes
Place used:
New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1915-1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Men  Search this
United States History  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Danny Drain, Walterboro, SC
Object number:
2012.134.5.1a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Clothing-Historical
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/fd5e82eb50d-b863-422a-9b30-5b46e9aaa85c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.134.5.1a-d
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Jersey worn by Carl Lewis at the 1984 Summer Olympics

Manufactured by:
Kappa, Italian, founded 1916  Search this
Worn by:
Carl Lewis, American, born 1961  Search this
Medium:
nylon and ink
Dimensions:
L x W (Measured flat): 27 1/4 x 16 3/4 in. (69.2 x 42.5 cm)
H x W x D (Measured on form): 25 x 13 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (63.5 x 33.7 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
jerseys
sports uniforms
Place used:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1984
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Sports  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Carl Lewis Estate
Object number:
2012.154.58
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
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/fd54596d15a-33f5-4532-8230-03b73911cb2e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.154.58
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Running shorts worn and signed by Carl Lewis

Manufactured by:
Nike Inc., American, founded 1971  Search this
Worn by:
Carl Lewis, American, born 1961  Search this
Signed by:
Carl Lewis, American, born 1961  Search this
Medium:
polyester and elastic
Dimensions:
L x W (Measured flat): 14 1/4 x 21 3/4 in. (36.2 x 55.2 cm)
Measured on a form: 12 7/8 x 11 x 7 in. (32.7 x 27.9 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
athletic shorts
Date:
late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Sports  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Carl Lewis Estate
Object number:
2012.154.66
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
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/fd576fa44bc-410b-4ac5-8d9d-a757c4a9dc77
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.154.66
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Ticket to Super Bowl XXII

Created by:
National Football League, American, founded 1920  Search this
Subject of:
Doug Williams, born 1955  Search this
Washington Redskins, American, founded 1932  Search this
Denver Broncos, American, founded 1960  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Ticket): 6 5/8 × 2 5/8 in. (16.8 × 6.7 cm)
H x W x D (Case): 9 5/8 × 4 5/8 × 5/8 in. (24.4 × 11.7 × 1.6 cm)
Type:
admission tickets
Place depicted:
San Diego, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1988
Topic:
African American  Search this
Football  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.120.11
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
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/fd57b1d5eb4-18e0-473c-a3cc-1e45f97fdeaf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.120.11
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Track shorts worn by Wyomia Tyus for the 1968 Mexico XIX Olympics

Manufactured by:
Wilson Sporting Goods Co., American, founded 1914  Search this
Worn by:
Wyomia Tyus, American, born 1945  Search this
Medium:
polyester , cotton (textile) and thread
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 3/16 × 16 1/8 in. (33.5 × 41 cm)
Type:
athletic shorts
sports uniforms
Place used:
Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico, Latin America, North and Central America
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Black power  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Sports  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wyomia Tyus
Object number:
2017.52.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
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/fd551db12bd-71f3-46a1-9968-4671dd5c9609
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.52.4
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"Equality" basketball shoes game-worn by LeBron James

Manufactured by:
Nike Inc., American, founded 1971  Search this
Worn by:
LeBron James, American, born 1984  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber , plastic , rubber
Dimensions:
H x W x D (together): 8 9/16 × 7 5/8 × 19 7/8 in. (21.7 × 19.3 × 50.5 cm)
H x W x D (Left [a]): 8 9/16 × 3 15/16 × 19 7/8 in. (21.7 × 10 × 50.5 cm)
H x W x D (Right [b]): 8 1/16 × 3 15/16 × 19 7/8 in. (20.5 × 10 × 50.5 cm)
Type:
sneakers
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2017
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Basketball  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of LeBron James
Object number:
2018.58ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
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/fd5a6760e64-9259-41b4-91bd-7d94dcfc21c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.58ab

Olympic Torch from the 1996 Atlanta games signed by Muhammad Ali

Designed by:
Malcolm Grear Designers, American, founded 1960  Search this
Manufactured by:
Hillerich & Bradsby Co., American, founded 1884  Search this
Erie Plating Company, American, founded 1925  Search this
Signed by:
Muhammad Ali, American, 1942 - 2016  Search this
Commissioned by:
Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games, American, 1991 - 1997  Search this
Medium:
aluminum , wood and brass (alloy) , ink
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 31 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in. (80.6 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm)
Type:
torches (lighting devices)
Place used:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1996
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Religious rituals and ceremonies  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.62.6.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Ceremonial Tools
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/fd59490824f-e272-47be-ac14-f9f919066d08
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.62.6.1
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1984 Olympic Gold Medal for Men's 200M awarded to Carl Lewis

Issued by:
International Olympic Committee, Swiss, founded 1894  Search this
Received by:
Carl Lewis, American, born 1961  Search this
Commissioned by:
Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee, American, 1978 - 1984  Search this
Designed by:
Giuseppe Cassioli, Italian, 1865 - 1942  Search this
Dugald Stermer, American, 1936 - 2011  Search this
Manufactured by:
Jostens, American, founded 1897  Search this
Medium:
silver, gold, ribbon
Dimensions:
With Ribbon: 19 1/16 x 3 1/2 x 1/4 in. (48.4 x 8.9 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
medals
Place depicted:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1984
Topic:
African American  Search this
Men  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Religious rituals and ceremonies  Search this
Sports  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Carl Lewis Estate
Object number:
2013.126.13
Restrictions & Rights:
© International Olympic Committee. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
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/fd50ce57306-a3d6-463f-84a5-78a3b77fb21c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.126.13

Olympic credentials used by Simone Manuel at the 2016 Olympics

Issued by:
International Olympic Committee, Swiss, founded 1894  Search this
Used by:
Simone Manuel, American, born 1996  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, plastic , metal and synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W (plastic cover with credentials): 7 5/16 × 4 3/4 in. (18.6 × 12.1 cm)
H x W x D (overall): 25 1/2 × 4 3/4 × 1 1/4 in. (64.8 × 12.1 × 3.2 cm)
Type:
credentials
Place used:
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Latin America, South America
Date:
2016
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Sports  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Simone Ashley Manuel
Object number:
2018.99.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Simone Manuel Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
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/fd555a4630b-cd2f-4667-85c8-076135d7b9a6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.99.7
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Say Hey Willie Mays Baseball Game

Manufactured by:
Toy Development Company, Inc., 1950 - 1959  Search this
Subject of:
Willie Howard Mays Jr., American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
.1abc: ink on cardboard;
.2: ink on paper, cardboard;
.3: ink on paper;
.4: ink on paper;
.5.1-3: ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (.1a (lid)): 1 5/16 × 14 3/8 × 9 13/16 in. (3.3 × 36.5 × 24.9 cm)
H x W x D (.1b (box)): 1 5/16 × 13 7/8 × 9 3/8 in. (3.3 × 35.2 × 23.8 cm)
H x W x D (.1c (insert)): 15/16 × 13 5/8 × 9 1/8 in. (2.4 × 34.6 × 23.2 cm)
H x W x D (.2 open): 3/16 × 13 7/16 × 14 in. (0.5 × 34.1 × 35.6 cm)
H x W x D (.2 closed): 3/8 × 13 7/16 × 7 in. (1 × 34.1 × 17.8 cm)
H x W (.3): 6 5/16 × 5 1/4 in. (16 × 13.3 cm)
H x W (.4): 10 7/16 × 6 in. (26.5 × 15.2 cm)
H x W (.5.1-3 each): 4 3/16 × 6 7/8 in. (10.6 × 17.5 cm)
Type:
board games
Date:
1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Baseball  Search this
Children  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.211.4.1-5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Toys and Games
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/fd508f84a1f-78eb-45d9-80e3-6e5598c2f824
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.211.4.1-5

Medal given to Althea Gibson by the Armed Forces of Pakistan

Created by:
Pakistan Services Sports Control Board, Pakistani  Search this
Owned by:
Althea Gibson, American, 1927 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
silver
Dimensions:
Medal: 2 5/8 x 2 x 1/8 in. (6.7 x 5.1 x 0.3 cm)
Case for medal: 13/16 x 3 1/8 x 4 in. (2.1 x 7.9 x 10.2 cm)
Type:
medals
Place made:
Pakistan, Asia
Date:
1956
Topic:
African American  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Sports  Search this
Tennis  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.27.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
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/fd5d7fc4be9-9af1-48ed-8b1e-121bd500cefe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.27.2ab
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Wightman Cup Medal

Created by:
United States Tennis Association, American, founded 1881  Search this
Subject of:
Althea Gibson, American, 1927 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 1 3/4 × 1 3/8 in. (4.4 × 3.5 cm)
Type:
medals
Place depicted:
Edgeworth, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1957
Topic:
African American  Search this
Sports  Search this
Tennis  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.27.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
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/fd5bb50d8b3-88e6-40cb-932f-493b6b0259c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.27.4
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Wightman Cup blazer worn by Althea Gibson

Created by:
United States Tennis Association, American, founded 1881  Search this
Subject of:
Althea Gibson, American, 1927 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
wool
Dimensions:
29 3/4 x 29 3/8 in. (75.6 x 74.6 cm)
On form: 28 3/4 x 21 x 18 in. (73 x 53.3 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
blazers
Place used:
Edgeworth, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1957
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Sports  Search this
Tennis  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.27.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
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/fd56388bad1-b6aa-4108-8fe9-04f84e35dd82
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.27.5

Photographic postcard of Jack Johnson and James J. Jeffries clinching

Created by:
Dana Photo Studio, American  Search this
Subject of:
Jack Johnson, American, 1878 - 1946  Search this
James J. Jeffries, American, 1875 - 1953  Search this
Medium:
ink on photographic paper on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/2 x 5 7/16 in. (8.9 x 13.8 cm)
Type:
photographic postcards
Place captured:
Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1910
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.36.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
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/fd568a3998d-e3c6-4707-a64d-b23af836ba5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.36.1.2
Online Media:

Photographic postcard of James J. Jeffries staggering away from Jack Johnson

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Jack Johnson, American, 1878 - 1946  Search this
James J. Jeffries, American, 1875 - 1953  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper with card stock and adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (8.9 x 14 cm)
Type:
photographic postcards
Place captured:
Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1910
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.36.1.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
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/fd5904ad966-2cc2-4585-b241-6d5e405b2ed3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.36.1.3
Online Media:

Paterson City Club vs. "Cuban Stars"

Title:
Scorecard for the Paterson City Club vs. Cuban Stars baseball game
Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Paterson City Club, American  Search this
Pollock's Cuban Stars, American, 1928 - 1936  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 6 x 1/16 in. (22.9 x 15.2 x 0.2 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1932-1936
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:
2010.44.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
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/fd5878379be-f8f5-4ef8-b115-f42005677f0f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.44.2
Online Media:

Seat from Perry Stadium

Used by:
Bush Stadium, American, 1931 - 2012  Search this
Subject of:
Indianapolis Clowns, American, 1946 - 1989  Search this
Indianapolis ABCs, American, 1913 - 1926  Search this
Medium:
paint on wood , cast iron , metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 32 1/4 × 23 × 23 in., 29 lb. (81.9 × 58.4 × 58.4 cm, 13.2 kg)
Type:
chairs
Place used:
Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1931
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:
2010.46
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
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/fd56550ac94-fd71-4f39-9aaa-05bead713338
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.46
Online Media:

Basketball signed by members of the U.S. "Dream Team"

Manufactured by:
Spalding, American, founded 1876  Search this
Signed by:
Magic Johnson, American, born 1959  Search this
Larry Bird, American, born 1956  Search this
Medium:
leather and rubber with ink
Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 9 1/2 in. (24.1 x 24.1 x 24.1 cm)
Circumference: 29 1/4 in. (74.3 cm)
Type:
basketballs
Date:
1992
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Basketball  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.44.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
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/fd5e4c0e79d-a9a6-4f92-9655-877d4369aa83
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.44.2
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1960 Olympic Bronze Medal for Men's 400M Hurdles awarded to Dick Howard

Received by:
Dick Howard, American, 1935 - 1967  Search this
Issued by:
International Olympic Committee, Swiss, founded 1894  Search this
Commissioned by:
Organizing Committee for the Games of the XVII Olympiad, Italian, 1958 - 1960  Search this
Italian National Olympic Committee, Italian, founded 1907  Search this
Designed by:
Giuseppe Cassioli, Italian, 1865 - 1942  Search this
Manufactured by:
Stabilimenti Artistici Fiorentini, Italian  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 1/4 in. (7 x 7 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
medals
Place depicted:
Rome, Roma, Italy, Europe
Place made:
Florence, Firenze, Italy, Europe
Date:
1960
Topic:
African American  Search this
Men  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Sports  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Howard Family
Object number:
2012.140.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© International Olympic Committee. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
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/fd544a439ce-a2bd-4af9-8b9f-14b26684a137
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.140.1
Online Media:

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