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Warm up jacket worn by Jerry Armstrong for Texas Western

Object Details

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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition
Sports: Leveling the Playing Field
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 052
Date
1965-1966
Object number
2014.89.2
Description
A white basketball warm up jacket with orange details worn by Jerry Armstrong for the Texas Western College Miners basketball team. The jacket has short sleeves and fastens up the center-front with metal snaps. There are orange double stripe accents around each cuff and the lapel. The type on the front of the jacket reads: [TEXAS / WESTERN] in orange letters. The upper back of the jacket has a rectangular padded section with six metal snaps.
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Worn by
Jerry Armstrong, American
Subject of
University of Texas at El Paso, American, founded 1914
Topic
African American
Athletes
Basketball
Clothing and dress
Education
Sports
Place depicted
Texas Western College, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Medium
cloth, metal
Dimensions
Overall: 30 1/2 × 22 1/2 × 10 1/2 in. (77.5 × 57.2 × 26.7 cm)
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Type
jackets
sports uniforms
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c4d98f57-9069-4cea-8966-59d0b75e0d89
Record ID
nmaahc_2014.89.2

Warm up jacket worn by Jerry Armstrong for Texas Western

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