Photograph of the St. Augustine High School basketball team

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Photograph by
Methe, Frank H. III, American
Published by
Clarion Herald, American, founded 1963
Subject of
St. Augustine High School, founded 1951
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 10 × 6 7/8 in. (25.4 × 17.5 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place captured
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
after 1963
Description
Black and white photograph of St. Augustine High School basketball team. The image depicts eight young men exiting from a set of double doors in a brick building in the background. They wear sports team jackets with a large "A" on the right side. Two carry basketballs, five of them carry sports bags. The stride towards the camera, but turn their gazes elsewhere. In the foreground at the top of the photograph is a basketball basket and backboard. The verso has a stamp that reads "CLARION Hearld Photo/ Frank Methe/P.O. Box 53247/ New Orealans, LA 70150."
Topic
African American
Athletes
Basketball
Education
Religious groups
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of St. Augustine High School, New Orleans, LA
Object number
2014.47.2
Restrictions & Rights
© Frank J. Menthe
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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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