Portrait of a Mississippi Vocational College football player

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Description
A black-and-white photograph of a football player. He is posed as if on the field in position. He is wearing a light colored football helmet with a darker line down the middle, a jersey with the number "41" and alternate dark and light strips on the shoulders, dark pants with a lighter strip on the side and football cleats.
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles Schwartz and Shawn Wilson
Restrictions & Rights
© Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
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Classification
Media Arts-Photography
1956 - 1957
Object number
2012.137.6.12
Created by
Rev. Henry Clay Anderson, American, 1911 - 1998
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Mississippi Valley State University, American, founded 1950
Topic
African American
Athletes
Football
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)
Photography
Place made
Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Medium
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Type
gelatin silver prints
portraits