Ernest E. Johnson Photograph Collection, 1948-1955

Opening of Jennie Dean Field


Posed photograph at the opening of Jennie Dean Field, part of the Negro Recreation Section's facilities. Caption attached to the photograph reads: "Play Ball. The game is about to start on Jennie Dean Field. Left to right are: Dernard [sic] Johnson (Arl. Rec. Dept.), captain of the Arl. Rec. Dept., Mr. Pryor (counselor of 153), and Warren Jackson (Mgr. of the Daper Jeans)." Arlington County (Va.). Parks and Recreation Department. Negro Recreation Section black-and-white photographs; 8 x 10 in. Johnson, Ernest E., 1908-1992; Jackson, Warren; Black life; African American life African Americans; African American women; Women softball players; Sports; Parks; Softball; County officials and employees; Athletes, Black; African American women athletes; Women; Teenage girls; African American teenage girls This image is subject to copyright. Unauthorized use of the images in the Local History Photograph Collections of the Arlington Community Archives is prohibited. PG 218, Ernest E. Johnson Photograph Collection: 218-1-1 Arlington County (Va.); Nauck/Green Valley (Arlington, Va.) 1950s Images Center for Local History, Arlington Public Library