DODG 0964 Click for larger image.
DODG 0964 Click for larger image.
Title Ball player honored [picture] / Brooklyn Eagle.
Publication [Place of publication not identified] : [Brooklyn Eagle], 1953.
Description 1 photographic print : black & white ; 8 x 10 in.
8 x 10 in.
Call # DODG 0964
Note On verso: date stamped: Jan. 31, 1953; Brooklyn Eagle stamp.
Title from caption on verso.
Summary Brooklyn Dodgers Jackie Robinson receiving a Bible and a framed testimonial from three men (two white and one black). Caption on verso: "Ball Player Honored: Jackie Robinson, Dodger infielder, is shown receiving the citation and Bible with which he was presented at the annual dinner of the Brooklyn Division of the Protestant Council for outstanding 'Christian citizienship.' Left to right: Jackie, the Rev. Dr. John Emerson Zeiter, new division president; former Justice Edward A. Richards, president of the East New York Savings Bank, who made the presentation, and the Rev. Dr. Gardner C. Taylor, retiring president of the division."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Indexes Folder: Sports: Baseball: Dodgers: Robinson, Jackie: Awards.
Local Note Negative # 1994-63.
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Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
African American baseball players -- New York (State) -- New York.
Protestant men -- New York (State) -- New York.
Award presentations -- 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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