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Germany Schaefer and the Perfect Shot in an Unusually “Meta” Flashback Friday

Stephanie Kingsley | 20150522T06:44:26

Each week we scour the web for interesting and historic documents that catch our eye. This week we stumbled across this photograph of baseball player Herman A. “Germany” Schaefer (1876-1919) trying out this camera, a 5×7 Press Graflex by Eastman Kodak, in April 1911.


Photo from Flickr.

  • Title: Germany Schaefer, Washington AL (baseball)
  • Date Created/Published: 1911 by Bain News Service
  • Format: Glass negative
  • Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-ggbain-09131
  • Call Number: LC-B2- 2189-6
  • Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division
  • Stable URL: http://loc.gov/pictures/resource/ggbain.09131/

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