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Souvenir program for 1924 World's Colored Championship

Smithsonian Institution,

DESCRIZIONE

A 20-page souvenir program for the 1924 World's Colored Championship baseball series. The front of the program features an illustration of two baseball players being pulled toward a large magnet that reads: [World’s Series] held by a man in a hat smoking a cigar. The cover text reads: [EAST versus WEST / FOR / World's Colored Championship / 1924 / HILLDALE / CHAMPIONS / EASTERN COLORED LEAGUE / vs / KANSAS CITY / CHAMPIONS /NEGRO NATIONAL LEAGUE / Offical [sic] Souvenir Program / PRICE, TWENTY-FIVE CENTS / LEMAITRE, PRINT.] The interior contains photos and biographies of players on both teams as well as a program for the series and blank box scores. Sections on the first page are underlined in black pen. The back cover features an advertisement for the Philadelphia Tribune. There is an inscription near the drawing of the illustrator's name.
Medium: ink on paper
Dimensions: H x W x D: 9 × 6 1/8 × 1/8 in. (22.9 × 15.6 × 0.3 cm)
Object number: 2014.89.1
Credit Line: Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Subject of: Kansas City Monarchs, American, 1920 - 1965 ; Hilldale Athletic Club, American, 1910 - 1932
Place depicted: Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America ; Kansas City, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Place printed: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Transcription Center Status: Transcribed by digital volunteers
Printed by: LeMaitre, American
Data Source: National Museum of African American History and Culture

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ARGOMENTI : # in Società e scienze sociali / Società e cultura / Problemi e processi sociali / Gruppi sociali / Discriminazione sociale / Studi etnografici / Minoranze etniche e multiculturalismo
TAG : tag: souvenirs , Programs , African American , baseball , segregation
DATAZIONE: 1924 -