Milwaukee Jaycee Open photograph album, 1967
Photograph album depicting the 1967 Milwaukee Jaycee Open, a LPGA golf tournament; tournament program; and ticket. Althea Gibson, a well-known Black tennis and golf player, is pictured.
Language of Materials
Materials in English.
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The collection contains a photograph album depicting the 1967 Milwaukee Jaycee Open. Although the first page is dated June 1966, this album appears to document the 1967 tournament. There are photographs taken at the practice tee and on the course. There are several photographs of the golfers mid-swing, talking with other players, and at the scorer's table. There are also views of the award ceremony, including Susie Maxwell being presented with a trophy. The album includes handwritten captions providing the names of the women; golfers pictured include: Patty Berg, Donna Caponi, Clifford Ann Creed, Althea Gibson, Sybil Griffin, Marlene Hagge, Sandra Haynie, Ruth Jessen, Carol Mann, Margie Masters, Susie Maxwell, Mary Mills, Jo Ann Prentice, Jeanette Rector, Barbara Romack, Marilynn Smith, Sandra Spuzich, Judy Torluemke, and Kathy Whitworth. Later pages contain photographs from a different day and do not include captions. In addition, the collection contains a ticket and program from the Milwaukee Jaycee Open from June 17, 1967.
The Milwaukee Jaycee Open was a golf tournament on the LPGA, or Ladies Professional Golf Association, Tour from 1962-1967. In 1967 it was held at the North Shore Country Club in Mequon, Wisconsin, and was won by Susie Maxwell. Other players included well-known golfers Kathy Whitworth, Judy Torluemke, Carol Mann, Marlene Hagge, and Sandra Haynie. Althea Gibson, the renowned tennis player who was also the first Black golfer to compete on the Women's Professional Golf Tour, also participated and finished sixth at this event.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Accession number: 2021-M27
The Milwaukee Jaycee Open photograph album was acquired by the Schlesinger Library from Between the Covers Rare Books, Inc., in March 2021.
Processed: December 2021
By: Paula Aloisio
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- Processing of this collection was made possible by gifts from the Pforzheimer Fund for the Schlesinger Library and Class of 1957 Schlesinger Library Fund.
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