Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Tom Swope Memorial Press Box at Reds training camp

image number:

P0038725

date taken:

1943 March 30

film code:

Eastman - Safety - Kodak 136

photographer studio:

Athletic Department

donor image number:

943-6243

accession number:

95/014

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Swope, Tom

personal name:

Smith, Lou

location of individuals:

Sitting directly in front of the sign are (l to r) Tom Swope (from The Cincinnati Post) and Lou Smith (from The Cincinnati Enquirer).

Tom Swope was a sports journalist who covered the Cincinnati Reds. It is not clear what the meaning of the sign is, but it is probably some type of inside joke.

corporate name:

Cincinnati Post, The

corporate name:

Cincinnati Enquirer, The

corporate name:

Cincinnati Reds

corporate name:

Major League Baseball (MLB)

event name:

Spring Training

topic:

Baseball

topic:

Press

topic:

Sportswriters

topic:

Pipes (Smoking)

topic:

Press boxes

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups

subseries:

Baseball