DODG 0975 Click for larger image.
DODG 0975 Click for larger image.
Title Jackie thrills homeless kids [picture].
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Brooklyn Eagle], 1949.
Description 1 photographic print : black & white ; 8 x 10 in.
8 x 10 in.
Call # DODG 0975
Note On verso: date stamped: Dec. 17, 1949.
Title from caption on verso.
Summary Brooklyn Dodgers second baseman Jackie Robinson, in suit, with two toddlers, one sitting on striped sofa, one sitting on rocking horse. Caption on verso: "Jackie Thrills Homeless Kids: Jackie Robinson, Dodger star, gives kids in Child Placing and Adoption Committee office a double boost. He gave them autographed baseballs and bats and also issued call for persons interested in adopting or boarding youngsters to write to him care of the Brooklyn Dodgers."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
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Indexes Folder: Sports: Baseball: Dodgers: Robinson, Jackie: Family
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
African American baseball players -- New York (State) -- New York.
Toddlers -- New York (State) -- New York.
Orphans -- 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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