Coach Jim Brown of DuSable High School Collection of Visual Materials

Institution: Chicago History Museum
Address:
1601 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: (312) 642-4600
Website
Date: 1940-2002
Extent: .25 Linear Feet
Finding Aid: None

Abstract
Biographical/Historical Note:
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Scope and Content Note:
Photographs relating to the career of Coach Jim Brown, who coached football, baseball, and basketball teams and taught at DuSable High School (Chicago, Ill.) in the 1950s and 1960s. Images include his George Williams College Graduating Class of 1949; Jim Brown playing baseball for the Great Lakes Naval Training Center and playing basketball for Southern University; DuSable sports teams with Jim Brown; athletic events, including the 1954 Illinois state basketball tournament; and Jim Brown accepting a plaque for his induction into the Sports Hall of Fame. Video is "The Uncrowned Champions, 1954 DuSable Panthers," created by the NCAA Hall of Champions (2002) with the NCAA exhibition on the team.

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