Shady Rest Country Club – 1930

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The first Black-owned Golf and Tennis Club in America.

Cosmopolitan Tennis Club – Oscar Johnson – 1948

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Oscar Johnson (foreground) vs Hubie Vincent.  Notice the linesman with Suit and tie.

ATA Nationals – 1945

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ATA Nationals - 1945

A gathering of Eagles.  Ivy Ramsay,?  Nana Vaughn,

George Stewart, Ron Fieulleteau,  Ed Van Beverhoudt,

Althea Gibson,Dr. Hubert Eaton, Maceo Hill.  Who knows the others?

Arthur Ashe

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The greatest tennis ambassador in the history of the game!

Althea Gibson

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One of the greatest women tennis players of all time…a model for many to come.