DODG 0055 Click for larger image
DODG 0055 Click for larger image
Title Gives penmanship exhibition [picture] / [Brooklyn] Eagle.
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Brooklyn Eagle], 1950.
Description 1 photographic print : black & white ; 8 x 10 in.
8 x 10 in.
Call # DODG 0055
Note Title from caption on verso.
On verso: date stamped: Jan. 29, 1950; "Eagle Sports Picture."
Grease pencil cropping marks.
Summary Brooklyn Dodgers catcher Roy Campanella and executive Branch Rickey posing together holding (not autographing) contract in unknown location. Caption: "Gives Penmanship Exhibition: Roy Campanella, popular Negro catcher, autographs his Dodger contract for 1950 as Branch Rickey looks on with great pleasure. Roy will get close to $15,000."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Indexes Folder: Sports: Baseball: Dodgers: Campanella, Roy: II
Local Note Negative # 86-12
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Subject Campanella, Roy, 1921-1993.
Rickey, Branch, 1881-1965.
African American baseball players -- New York (State) -- New York.
Baseball team owners -- 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.
Addl. Title Brooklyn eagle.

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