THE CALDWELL COLLECTION

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THE CALDWELL COLLECTION



The Caldwell Collection, a series of photos more than 70 years old, are owned and presented on this website by Black Tennis Hall of Fame Founder Dr. Dale G. Caldwell. These photos are from ATA member tennis clubs in Oakland, Pasadena and Los Angeles, California taken from 1938-1940.  Not all of the individuals shown have been identified.  If you can identify any of the individuals – or provide any other illumination, please note the number of the photo and offer whatever information that you have.




Photo #1  ATA Champion Jimmie McDaniel







Photo #2  This photo is of tournament finalists Jimmie McDaniel and Lloyd Scott.







Photo #3  Harold “Schoolboy” Mitchell.







Photo #4  Only identified as “Stocker”.





Photo #5  Players Tolbert and Edgar Foley.





Photo #6  Player serving. This is what’s known as the “Trophy Stance”.





Photo #7   This “Player ID Tag” was issued to Edgar Foley upon arrival at the Pennsylvania Championships in 1939.





Photo #8  Female player striking a backhand.





Photo #9  Leonard Fuller and Edgar Foley





Photo #10  Hazel Shumate





Photo #11    Juliett Harris





Photo #12  Leonard Fuller





Photo #13  This group photo shows the Western Federation Delegation to the ATA National Championships at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio in 1940.



Photo #14  Participants in the Ross Snyder Tennis Club tournament in 1938.





Photo #15  Pacific Coast Tournament participants in 1940.





Photo #16  This is a photo of the outside cover of the Pacific Coast Tournament Program in 1938.






Photo #17  This is a photo of the inside cover of the Pacific Coast Tournament Program in 1938.





Photo #18  L. Simmons





Photo #19  Hall of Famer Flora Lomax





Photo #20  Another photo of Flora Lomax



Photo #21  Trophies from the Oakland tournament



Photo #22  Paul Ford at Oakland



Photo #23  Mrs. Paul Ford



Photo #24  Rudyard Foley





Photo #25  Two Doubles Teams





Photo #26  A player in 1939





Photo #27  A player in Pasadena, 1940








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