The 1940's: Baseball's Integration

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photo of an African American woman wearing a welding mask1940

1941photo of Franklin Delano Roosevelt


photo of African American men raking1943


1945old newspaper with headline, Victory! Japan Surrenders

photo of two African American men and a woman1946


1948photo of Mahatma Ghandi


Above images obtained from IMSI's Master Photos Collection, 1895 Francisco Blvd. East, San Rafael, CA 94901-5506, USA

Negro League Baseball Historical Perspective

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