Jackie Robinson with Children | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Jackie Robinson with Children

Jackie Robinson with Children | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Jackie Robinson crouching on the ground and pointing to a diagram of a baseball diamond sketched on the pavement as a large group of primarily African-American boys, some in Milwaukee Braves caps, are looking on.
DESCRIPTION
Jackie Robinson crouching on the ground and pointing to a diagram of a baseball diamond sketched on the pavement as a large group of primarily African-American boys, some in Milwaukee Braves caps, are looking on.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:65670
Creation Date: June 03 1954
Creator Name:Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Milwaukee Journal negatives, circa 1955-circa 1982
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:PH 3425
Original Dimensions:5 x 4 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
On the same day this photograph was taken, Jackie Robinson was ejected from a game at Milwaukee County Stadium. After the ejection, he threw his bat toward the Dodger dugout in anger. The bat bounced into the stands and struck two fans and an usher. Robinson later called the injured parties to apologize personally.
SUBJECTS
Clothing and dress
Hats
Suits (Clothing)
Drawing
Uniforms
African Americans
Children
Crowds
Men
Outdoor photography
Athletes
Baseball

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