Program for a college football game between Wilberforce and Tuskegee, 1944

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Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Tuskegee Institute, American, founded 1881
Wilberforce University, American, founded 1856
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type
souvenir programs
Place depicted
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Date
October 20, 1944
Description
1944 college football program for the all-Black teams from Wilberforce and Tuskegee at the University of Detroit Stadium. The program is red and green with a graphic of a football player mid-run with a football in his left hand plowing his way through an oversized football with a stadium full of spectators in the background. There is a two inch tear through the "I" of Wilberforce at the top right side of the program.
Transcription Center Status
Transcription Available
Topic
African American
Athletes
Education
Football
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2012.31.5
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
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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

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