DODG 0962 Click for larger image.
DODG 0962 Click for larger image.
Title Awarded Bibles [picture] / Brooklyn Eagle.
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 0962
Note On verso: date stamped: Dec. 5, 1949; "Eagle Staff photo."
Title from inscription on verso.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Summary Brooklyn Dodgers Jackie Robinson and Roy Campanella receiving Bibles from two men in clerical robes, one white, one black. Caption on verso: "Awarded Bibles: As part of the celebration of the 140th anniversary of the New York Bible Society, Roy Campanella and Jackie Robinson, right, receive the Special Laymen's Award at Bethany Baptist Church, Sumner Ave. and Decauter St., from the Rev. Thomas Goodall, pastor. Watching the presentation is the Rev. Dr. J. Henry Carpenter, executive secretary of the Brooklyn Division of the Protestant Council."
Cite As: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
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Indexes Folder: Sports: Baseball: Dodgers: Robinson, Jackie: Awards.
Subject Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972.
Campanella, Roy, 1921-1993.
African American baseball players -- New York (State) -- New York.
Baptists -- Clergy -- 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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