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"1919 Varsity"

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"1919 Varsity"
A photograph of the 1919 varsity football team at Dartmouth College. John A. Shelburne is the fourth individual from the left in the 3rd row. Shelburne served as the Youth Director of the Robert Gould Shaw House, a settlement house and community center in Lower Roxbury, Massachusetts. Shelburne also served as the Camp Director of the Breezy Meadows Camp, a summer camp for inner-city children from the Greater Boston area.
black-and-white photographs
Northeastern University Libraries
Collection (local):
Lower Roxbury Black History Project records (M165)
An interview with Reverend Michael E. Haynes
African American athletes
Shelburne, John A.
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
1 photograph
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Notes (acquisition):
Original photograph held by Reverend Michael E. Haynes. Digital image captured by Lolita Parker, Jr. for inclusion in the Lower Roxbury Black History Project.
Notes (citation):
[Identification of item], Lower Roxbury Black History Project records, 2007-2009 (M165), Archives and Special Collections Department, Northeastern University Libraries, EH 2.