Robertson and Fresh Collection of Tampa Photographs

 

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Creation Date

January 1940

Abstract

An all-African American Pepsi Cola Giants baseball team posing in front of their bus. Six of the 14 men photographed agreed to be identified. from left to right: the fourth player is manager Jim Maxey; the ninth player is Bay Gibbons; the 11th player is Bernard Fernandez; the 12th player is "School boy Allen"; and the 14th player is John Henry McQueen, a.k.a. "Tobacco John." the man in the bus is business manager David "Fat" Waitman.

Keywords

African Americans, Baseball players, Buses, Sports teams

Extent

1 black-and-white photograph; 21 x 26 cm.

Geographic Location

Hillsborough County (Fla.); Tampa (Fla.)

Box

19

Folder

RF15184

Media Type

Black-and-white photographs

Identifier

R05-00014373

Keywords

African Americans, Baseball players, Buses, Sports teams

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No Copyright - United States