Thursday, April 14, 2011

Jackie Robinson in Kansas City Monarchs uniform

Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) becomes the first black Major League Baseball (MLB) player of the modern era. On April 15, 1947 he plays his first game with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

Item Title: [Jackie Robinson in Kansas City Monarchs uniform]. Created / Published: 1945.

Notes: Forms part of: Visual Materials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Records. Published in: Kansas City Call newspaper.

Subjects: Robinson, Jackie,--1919-1972. Kansas City Monarchs (Baseball team)--1940-1950--People. Portrait photographs--1940-1950. Photographic prints--1940-1950.

Medium: 1 photographic print. Call Number: LOT 13074, no. 454 REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-USZ62-119886 DLC (b&w film copy neg.)

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA.

Digital ID: (original) ppmsc 00039
(b&w film copy neg.) cph 3c19886

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