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title:

Preston Eagleson

image number:

P0022468

description:

Eagleson was the first African-American to be a member of an IU intercollegiate sports team. He played on the 1893, 1894 and 1895 football teams.

This image is a detail from the 1895 football team (see image P0023474).

date taken:

1895

accession number:

0031

personal name:

Eagleson, Preston Emmanuel

topic:

Football

topic:

Minorities

topic:

Firsts

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Individuals