Pennant from a Negro League East vs. West All-Star Game

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Negro Major Leagues, American, 1920- c. 1960
Medium
ink on felt , thread
Dimensions
L x W: 11 1/4 × 29 3/4 in. (28.6 × 75.6 cm)
Type
pennants
Place depicted
Armour Square, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1933
Description
A pennant from one of the East - West All-Star Negro league baseball players games. The pennant is a dark red felt with beige ink text and designs. At the far left of the pennant, a beige piece of fabric runs the length of the edge. Next to the fabric is a depiction of a baseball player holding a bat. Lettering above and below the baseball player reads: [Comiskey Park / Chicago, Ill.]. Beige ink stars surround the depiction of the player and run from one end of the pennant to the other. Lettering at center reads: [East vs. West / All-Star / Baseball Game]. The back of the pennant is blank.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Baseball
Segregation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.80.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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