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[African American Baseball Team, Danbury, Connecticut]

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[African American Baseball Team, Danbury, Connecticut]

Ritton, Edward David, 1823-1892, photographer.

1 photographic print : albumen on boudoir card mount.

Photograph showing 23 men wearing suits, sitting and standing, one holding a baseball bat; they are members of an African American men's baseball team, possibly in Danbury, Connecticut.
Title from Gladstone collection checklist.
Photographer's stamp on verso: E.D. Ritton, Photographer, Danbury, Ct.
Forms part of: Gladstone collection (Library of Congress).
Published in: Baseball Americana : treasures from the Library of Congress / Harry Katz, et al. New York : Smithsonian Books, 2009.

Baseball players--Connecticut--Danbury--1870-1900.
African Americans--Sports--Connecticut--Danbury--1870-1900.

Format: Portrait photographs--1870-1900.
Group portraits--1870-1900.
Boudoir card photographs--1870-1900.
Albumen prints--1870-1900.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,

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Call Number: Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 1995:113, no. 322

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