Bayou Classic trophy awarded to Southern University Jaguars

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Manufactured by
Waterford Crystal, Irish, founded 1783
Subject of
Bayou Classic, founded 1974
Odums, Dawson, American
Grambling State University, American, founded 1901
Southern University at New Orleans, American, founded 1956
Medium
crystal (lead glass) , metal , wood and felt
Dimensions
H x W x D (trophy): 22 × 8 × 8 in. (55.9 × 20.3 × 20.3 cm)
H x W x D (base): 3 3/4 × 10 1/2 × 10 1/2 in. (9.5 × 26.7 × 26.7 cm)
H x W x D (Trophy on base): 25 1/2 × 10 1/2 × 10 1/2 in. (64.8 × 26.7 × 26.7 cm)
Type
trophies (prizes)
Place used
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date
2014
Description
Crystal vase/urn-shaped trophy (2015.149a) with metal plaque adhered to side. Plaque has image of a jaguar and a tiger biting a football, with black type that reads, [BAYOU CLASSIC/SINCE/1974/GRAMBLING SOUTHERN]. Crystal trophy sits on a square base (2015.149b) with a felt top. Base has brass plaque at front with black type that reads, [2014 BAYOU CLASSIC/CHAMPIONS/SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY JAGUARS/DAWSON ODUMS, COACH].
Topic
African American
American South
Associations and institutions
Education
Football
United States--Social life and customs
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Southern University System, Southern University and A&M College, University of Louisiana System, Grambling State University
Object number
2015.149
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Awards and Medals
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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