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Title: Boy and two men with baseballs and bats

Source: Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Date: 1953

Format:1 photographic print : b & w gelatin silver ; 7 x 9 in.

Call #: SWEL 0074

Description: Boy standing with two men at table holding collection of baseballs and baseball bats. Typed caption on verso: "More than 200 boys . . . participated in ceremonies yesterday (May 27) to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Salvation Army Bushwick Red Shield Boys' Club. . . . The members . . . ate ice cream and cake in the afternoon and saw Irving Rudd, executive secretary of the Brooklyn Amateur Baseball Foundation, sponsored by the Brooklyn Dodgers, present baseball equipment for the club to Commissioner Donald McMillan, Eastern Territorial Commander of the Salvation Army. . . .Photo shows, left to right, Mr. Rudd; Edward Grant, 12 years old, of 530 Evergreen Avenue, admiring the baseball equipment; and Comm. McMillan."

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