[Wilt Chamberlain, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team, 1959]

[Wilt Chamberlain, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team, 1959]

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Creator:Palumbo, Fred
Title:[Wilt Chamberlain, three-quarter length portrait, wearing uniform of the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team, 1959]
Date:1959
Description:

Black-and-white photograph of basketball star Wilt Chamberlain, member of the Harlem Globetrotters team, taken in 1959. He left the Globetrotters later that year to join the Philadelphia Warriors.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
Subjects:Chamberlain, Wilt, 1936-1999 | African American athletes--New York (State)--New York | African American basketball players--New York (State)--New York | Harlem (New York, N.Y.) | Harlem Globetrotters | Professional sports--New York (State)--New York | New York (N.Y.)
Collection:
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division | African-American Odyssey Collection (Library of Congress)
Online Publisher:Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress
Original Material:

Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.

b&w film neg.); (digital file from original negative)

Related Materials:

Exhibited: African-American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship, Library of Congress, 1998.

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/odyssey/archive/08/0829001r.jpg