Friday, April 06, 2007

Baseball Jackie Robinson Day April 15th

Jackie Robinson in his Brooklyn Dodgers Uniform.

Creator(s): U.S. Information Agency. 1982-10/1/1999 (Most Recent) U.S. Information Agency. Press and Publications Service. Visual Services Branch. Photo Library. 1953-1977 (Predecessor) International Communications Agency. Press and Publications Service. Publications Division. 1978-1982 (Predecessor)

April 15, 1947 – Jackie Robinson debuts for the Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking baseball's color line.

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Jackie Robinson in his Brooklyn Dodgers Uniform

Jackie Robinson in his Brooklyn Dodgers Uniform

This is a photo taken by a staff photographer of LOOK Magazine, and is part of the LOOK Magazine Photograph Collection at the Library of Congress. Their former owner, Cowles Communications, Inc, dedicated to the public all rights it owned to these images as an instrument of gift.

Cowles has expressed its desire that these images not be used for trade or advertising purposes. However, this request cannot be meant as a legally binding copyright restriction on their re-use, as all the rights to this image were released; rather, it is a caution against the use of celebrity images to imply product endorsement, drawn from civil rights law, and is unrelated to copyright.

Basrball Jackie Robinson Day

TITLE: [Jackie Robinson in Brooklyn Dodgers uniform, swinging bat], CALL NUMBER: LOOK - Job 54-3566-O, frame 7 [P and P], REPRODUCTION NUMBER: LC-L9-54-3566-O, #7 (b and w film neg.)

MEDIUM: 1 photographic print. CREATED/PUBLISHED: 1954. CREATOR: Sandberg, Bob, photographer.

NOTES: Forms part of: Look Magazine Photograph Collection (Library of Congress). Published in: LOOK, v. 19, no. 4, 1955 Feb. 22, p. 78. PART OF: Look magazine photograph collection (Library of Congress)

REPOSITORY: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA. DIGITAL ID: (b&w film neg.) ppmsc 00047, CARD #: 97518915

Jackie Robinson Day

ARC Identifier: 542024, Title: Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. [Former National Baseball League player, Jackie Robinson with his son.], 08/28/1963

Creator: U.S. Information Agency. Press and Publications Service. (ca. 1953 - ca. 1978) ( Most Recent), Type of Archival Materials: Photographs and other Graphic Materials. Level of Description: Item from Record Group 306: Records of the U.S. Information Agency, 1900 - 1992

Location: Still Picture Records LICON, Special Media Archives Services Division (NWCS-S), National Archives at College Park, 8601 Adelphi Road, College Park, MD 20740-6001 PHONE: 301-837-3530, FAX: 301-837-3621, EMAIL: Production Date: 08/28/1963

Part of Miscellaneous Subjects, Staff and Stringer Photographs, 1961 - 1974, Access Restrictions: Unrestricted, Use Restrictions: Unrestricted. Variant Control Number(s): Local Identifier: NWDNS-306-SSM-4C(54)26NAIL Control Number: NWDNS-306-SSM-4C(54)26

Copy 1 Copy Status: Preservation. Storage Facility: National Archives at College Park - Archives II (College Park, MD), Media, Media Type: Negative.

Jackie Robinson, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Jack Roosevelt "Jackie" Robinson (January 31, 1919 – October 24, 1972) became the first African-American Major League Baseball player of the modern era on April 15, 1947. The Baseball Hall of Fame inducted Robinson in 1962 and he was a member of six World Series teams. Jackie earned six consecutive All-Star Game nominations and won several awards during his career.

In 1947, Robinson won The Sporting News Rookie of the Year Award and the first MLB Rookie of the Year Award Award. Two years later, Jackie was awarded his first National League MVP Award. In addition to his accomplishments on the field, Jackie Robinson was also a forerunner of the Civil Rights Movement. He was a key figure in the establishment and growth of the Freedom Bank, an African-American owned and controlled entity, in the 1960s. He also wrote a syndicated newspaper column for a number of years, in which he was an outspoken supporter of Martin Luther King Jr. and, to a lesser degree, Malcolm X.

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