DODG 0739 Click for larger image.
DODG 0739 Click for larger image.
DODG 0745 Click for larger image.
DODG 0745 Click for larger image.
Title [Don Newcombe in clothing store] [picture] / Valeché.
Corp Author Valeché Studio, Inc.
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], [1950?]
Description 2 photographic prints : black & white ; 10 x 8 in.
10 x 8 in.
Call # DODG 0739
DODG 0745
Note Title supplied by cataloger.
On versos: photographer's stamp.
Summary Two views of Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher Don Newcombe in suit and bow tie as a clothing salesman in the off-season; 0739 shows Newcombe holding baseball and conversing with other salesman in bow tie; 0745 shows Newcombe trying on fedora hat in mirror; store location unknown, possibly intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Fulton Street. Typed label on verso of 0739: "Don Newcombe, Dodger pitcher, discusses the game with his new between-seasons boss, S. D. Levy, president of Buddy Lee, well-known Brooklyn men's clothing store. Don will join Buddy Lee's sales staff when he returns from the Dodgers' barnstorming tour. His working hours at the store will be 4-9 P.M. daily."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Indexes Folder: Sports: Baseball: Dodgers: Newcombe, Don: General.
Local Note 0745: negative # 2002-42.
Note Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information, please contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library:
Subject Newcombe, Don, 1926-2019.
African American baseball players -- New York (State) -- New York.
Sales personnel -- New York (State) -- New York.
Clothing trade -- New York (State) -- New York.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Genre Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
gelatin silver prints.
photographic prints.

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