Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Kansas City Monarchs at Natatorium Park

Description: 

Photograph of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team at Natatorium Park in Spokane, Washington. 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 identified 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.

Object Type: 
Date: 
July 4th 1934
Modern Location: 
Spokane, WA
Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Kenneth Spencer Research Library at the University of Kansas.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
RH MS-P 414, Folder 29
Digital Object Identifier: 
KU-RHMSP414-F029-0001