Dodgers' wives at Penn Station

Dodgers' wives at Penn Station
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Title: Dodgers' wives at Penn Station

Six wives (plus two mothers and one daughter) of Brooklyn Dodger players standing together before wall or train shed at Penn Station, presumably awaiting the arrival of their husbands from road trip. Inscription on verso identifies them as: "L to R: 1. Mrs. Dixie Walker -- 2. Dixie Walker's mother -- 3. Mrs. [Howie] Schultz -- 4. Mrs. [Harry] Taylor -- 5. Mrs. [Kirby] Higbe -- 6. Barbara Lee Reese, 2 1/2 yrs -- 7. Mrs. Dorothy Reese -- 8. Mrs. Reese, Peewee's mother -- 9. Mrs. Cookie Lavagetto."

Date: [1947?]
Location: Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
More Details: Title from inscription on verso.
Retouched; grease pencil cropping marks.
Collection: Brooklyn Dodgers
Subject: Walker, Dixie, 1910-1982 -- Family.
Reese, Pee Wee, 1918-1999 -- Family.
Brooklyn Dodgers (Baseball team)
Pennsylvania Station (New York, N.Y.)
Baseball players' spouses
Institution: Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Collection.
Medium: Gelatin silver prints.
Photographic prints.
Rights: Copyright restrictions apply to the use of this image. For more information or to obtain a photographic reproduction of this image, contact the Brooklyn Collection at Brooklyn Public Library
ID: DODG 1162