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Kansas City Monarchs

This black and white photograph shows members of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team. The franchise was organized in 1920 and located in Kansas City, Missouri. It became the longest running Negro League team in the United States before disbanding in 1965.

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Kansas City Monarchs

This black and white photograph shows Kansas Monarchs' trainer James Floyd, commonly know as Jew Baby Floyd, wearing the baseball team's uniform.

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Wayne Hightower

This black and white photograph shows Wayne Hightower #55 rebounding during the KU vs. K-State basketball game in Lawrence, Kansas. Hightower was a center for the University of Kansas men's basketball team from ,1960-1961, before being drafted in 1962 into the NBA. He played for a number of professional basketball teams including the San Francisco Warriors, Detroit Pistons and Denver Rockets before retiring in 1972. On April 18, 2002, Wayne Hightower passed away at the age of sixty-two in his hometown of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Women's tennis club, Lawrence, Kansas

This black and white photograph shows the women's tennis club from Lawrence, Kansas.

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Walter Johnson baseball game piece

This aluminum game piece has an image of baseball pitcher Walter ?Big Train? Johnson. Johnson (1887-1946), from Humboldt, Kansas, gained fame pitching for the Washington Senators Baseball team. This game piece is from the Walter Johnson Baseball Game made in 1915.

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Jess Willard's boxing shorts

Heavyweight boxing champion Jess Willard wore these silk shorts between 1911 and 1923. Born in Pottawatomi County, Kansas in 1881, Willard was crowned world champion in 1915, defeating Jack Johnson in a controversial boxing match. Willard held the title for four years.

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Boxing gloves

Schmelzer's Sporting Goods

Boxing gloves from heavyweight champion Jess Willard. Born in Pottawatomie County in 1881, Willard was crowned world champion in 1915, defeating Jack Johnson in a controversial boxing match. Willard held the title for four years.

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Kansas City Monarchs

This black and white photograph shows members of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team at National Park in Washington state. The franchise was organized in 1920 and located in Kansas City, Missouri. It became the longest running Negro League team in the United States before disbanding in 1965. The players have been indentified by their respected rows. Back row: left to right; Frank Duncan, Sr., Andy Cooper, Charles "Hooks" Beverly, Chet Brewer, Sam Crawford, John Donaldson, George Giles, T.J. Young. Front row: left to right; Eddie Dwight, Newt Allen, Wilber "Bullet" Rogan, Hurley McNair, and Newt Joseph

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Haskell Institute Baseball Team, Lawrence, Kansas

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This photograph from a glass plate negative shows the baseball team from Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas

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Haskell Institute baseball team, Lawrence, Kansas

Lawrence Studio

This photograph from a glass plate negative shows Haskell Institute's baseball team, Lawrence, Kansas.

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