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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