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Overcoming a base-ball difficulty.

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Overcoming a base-ball difficulty.
Additional title: Overcoming a baseball difficulty.
Sackett & Wilhelms Litho. & Prt. Co. (Lithographer)
Zimmerman, Eugene, 1862-1935 (Artist)

Mid-Manhattan Picture Collection

African-American Cartoons

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897-11-25
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC AFRA-Car
African Americans
Baseball players
Cartoons (Commentary)
Ethnic stereotypes
Content: Written on border: "Nov. 25, 1897" Printed on border: "Captain (to batter)--'Look hyar, Jim Jackson ; whad yo' mean by gittin' on youah knees to bat?' " "Jim Jackson-- 'De empiah say ah hab to keep mah feet twelbe inches from de home plate, an' ah kain't reach de plate wid mah bet under dem sukumstances ef ah stan's up.' "
Source identifier: JG (Hades Legacy Identifier / Struc ID)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 print : col. ; 24 x 30 cm. (9 1/4 x 11 3/4 in.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Dynix: 1686811
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17625804
Barcode: 33333159329479
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ae78c930-c52e-012f-6991-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1897: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Overcoming a base-ball difficulty." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897-11-25. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fb95-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Overcoming a base-ball difficulty." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fb95-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1897-11-25). Overcoming a base-ball difficulty. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e0-fb95-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Overcoming a base-ball difficulty.