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DODG 0961 Click for larger image.
DODG 0961 Click for larger image.
Title Merit citation [picture] / Jay Sharp.
Author Sharp, Jay.
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Brooklyn Eagle], 1954.
Description 1 photographic print : black & white ; 8 x 10 in.
8 x 10 in.
Call # DODG 0961
Note On verso: date stamped: Sep. 29, 1954; photographer's stamp.
Title from caption on verso.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Summary Brooklyn Dodgers second baseman Jackie Robinson receiving plaque from two women in military caps, probably at Ebbets Field before game; empty stadium seats in background. Caption on verso: "Merit Citation: County President Ruth Silverstein, left, of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Kings County Council, Jewish War Veterans, presents Dodger star Jackie Robinson with the Auxiliary's citation of merit for his efforts on behalf of the annual 'Salute to the Veteran.' Julia Karan, chairman of the program, looks on."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Note Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information, please contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library:
Indexes Folder: Sports: Baseball: Dodgers: Robinson, Jackie: Awards.
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
African American baseball players -- New York (State) -- New York.
Jewish women -- New York (State) -- New York.
Award presentations -- New York (State) -- New York.
Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Ebbets Field (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Crown Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Genre Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
gelatin silver prints.
photographic prints.

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