Photographic print of Jackie Robinson and Harry Owens

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2 images
Photograph by
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998
Subject of
Robinson, Jackie, American, 1919 - 1972
Owens, Harry
Irene Kaufmann Settlement House, 1911 - 1960
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 8 5/8 × 6 1/2 in. (21.9 × 16.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Hill District, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
1954
Description
A black and white photograph depicting Jackie Robinson receiving a lifetime membership from a young man named Harry Owens at the Irene Kaufmann Settlement House. Both Robinson and Owens wear suits. A microphone stand is positioned in front of Robinson and Owens. Behind Robinson and the young man is a group of musicians and other young men who smile as they watch the exchange. The back of the photograph has two barcode stickers and a yellow circle sticker.
Topic
African American
Activism
Athletes
Baseball
Communities
Photography
Youth
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number
2014.302.36
Restrictions & Rights
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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