With baseball as the focus, from Little League through the Negro Leagues, this exhibition examines African American identity and representation as captured through the lens of noted Civil Rights-era photographer Ernest C. Withers.
Ernest C. Withers
Ernie Banks, Larry Doby, Matty Brusher, and Jackie Robinson with a Young Fan, Martin's Stadium, Memphis, 1948-1949
Gelatin silver print, printed from original negative in 1999
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art; Museum purchase with funds provided by Ernest and Dorothy Withers, Panopticon Gallery, Inc., Waltham, MA, Landon and Carol Butler, The Deupree Family Foundation, and The Turley Foundation 2005.3.94
© Withers Family Trust