Photograph of the U.S. AAU Track and Field Team in Tokyo, Japan

Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Dick Howard, American, 1935 - 1967
Johnny Morriss, American, 1908 - 1993
Unidentified Man or Men
Date
August 1958
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 7 1/2 x 9 7/16 in. (19.1 x 24 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/8 x 10 in. (20.6 x 25.4 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of the United States' Amateur Athletic Union track and field team in Tokyo. The group of men stand in front of a plane of the Japan Air Lines company. There are eight (8) men in the group and all wear white shirts, dark jackets, white pants, and a striped tie. Their jackets all have a patch on the PL breast reading AAU USA. The men stand in a line with Richard Howard on the far right. Their coach, Johnny Morriss, stands third from the right.
Place captured
Tokyo, Japan, Asia
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Topic
Athletes
Men
Photography
Sports
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Howard Family
Object number
2012.140.2.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
GUID
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