Cleburne, Texas Baseball Players, 1906

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Photo collage of the Cleburne baseball team in 1906. In the center of the collage is a studio photograph of the entire team with coach Doak Roberts seated in the center and young boy in front of him. Four members of the team are seated on the floor with the front two lying on the boy's knees. Surrounding the center photograph are thirteen studio portraits of the individual players with Coach Doak Roberts in the top center. Throughout the collage are cutouts of the players in action - catching the ball, batting and throwing. The players names are written illegibly ...

Physical Description

One photographic collage, b&w: 20.0 in. X 16.0 in.

Creation Information

Shaw 1906.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 602 times , with 13 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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  • Shaw Cleburne, Texas

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University of Texas at Arlington Library

The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries contributes a large collection of maps, photographs, books, and letters to several collections, including German Immigration to Texas, Humanities Texas Grant, and Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures. They also provide select items for the Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary collection.

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Photo collage of the Cleburne baseball team in 1906. In the center of the collage is a studio photograph of the entire team with coach Doak Roberts seated in the center and young boy in front of him. Four members of the team are seated on the floor with the front two lying on the boy's knees. Surrounding the center photograph are thirteen studio portraits of the individual players with Coach Doak Roberts in the top center. Throughout the collage are cutouts of the players in action - catching the ball, batting and throwing. The players names are written illegibly underneath their pictures and the words, "Cleburne 1906" surround the center photograph. On the mat at the bottom is written, "In Group Doak Roberts, Bat Boy -"

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One photographic collage, b&w: 20.0 in. X 16.0 in.

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The participants in Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures include the UNT Libraries, Fort Worth Public Library, Texas Christian University, the Amon Carter Museum, the University of Texas at Arlington, Beth-El Congregation Archives, Tarrant County College NE, Log Cabin Village, Cattle Raisers Museum, Lockheed Martin Archives, Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church, Dallas Public Library, University of Houston, and the Cowtown Coliseum. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • 1906

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  • Nov. 14, 2008, 9 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Shaw. Cleburne, Texas Baseball Players, 1906, photograph, 1906; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41392/: accessed August 26, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.