Souvenir program for 1924 World's Colored Championship

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  • Image for Souvenir program for 1924 World's Colored Championship
  • Image for Souvenir program for 1924 World's Colored Championship
  • Image for Souvenir program for 1924 World's Colored Championship
  • Image for Souvenir program for 1924 World's Colored Championship
  • Image for Souvenir program for 1924 World's Colored Championship
  • Image for Souvenir program for 1924 World's Colored Championship
  • Image for Souvenir program for 1924 World's Colored Championship
  • Image for Souvenir program for 1924 World's Colored Championship
  • Image for Souvenir program for 1924 World's Colored Championship
  • Image for Souvenir program for 1924 World's Colored Championship
  • Image for Souvenir program for 1924 World's Colored Championship
12 images
Printed by
LeMaitre, American
Subject of
Kansas City Monarchs, American, 1920 - 1965
Hilldale Daisies, American, 1910 - 1932
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D: 9 × 6 1/8 × 1/8 in. (22.9 × 15.6 × 0.3 cm)
Type
souvenirs
programs
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
Date
1924
Description
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.
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic
African American
Baseball
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.89.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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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