Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Preston Eagleson (left half-back)

image number:

P0056899

description:

Eagleson was the first African American to be a member of an IU intercollegiate sports team. He played on the 1892, 1893, 1894 and 1895 football teams. He was also the first African American to receive an advanced degree from IU.

date taken:

1893

photographer studio:

Unknown

accession number:

2280

copyright owner:

Unknown

personal name:

Eagleson, Preston Emmanuel

topic:

Football

topic:

Action (posed)

topic:

African Americans

topic:

Firsts

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Individuals

 

Last updated: Friday, September 27, 2019 12:07:08
URL: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/archives/photos/P0056899
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