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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Clothing Accessories
Clothing and Accessories
Men's Clothing
Uniforms
Sportswear ➔ Sports Belt (Reproduction)

Identifier:
2002.44.6
Description:
This belt is a reproduction of a baseball belt from the Page Fence Giants which was a negro baseball team that operated from 1895 to 1898. The team was based in Adrain, Michigan and was named after the Page Woven Wire Fence Company. It was sponsored by the company's founder J. Wallace Page. 
Date:
2001
Materials:
Cotton, Steel
Dimensions:
2"" h 48.5"" w
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Source:
Museum Purchase
Rights:

Exhibit/Program
Leagues of Their Own (2003)
Makers/Donors
K & P Weaver, LLC
K & P Weaver is a supplier and manufacturer of athletic uniforms from the 19th and 20th century. 

Page Fence Giants
The Page Fence Giants were one of the top black baseball teams in the 1890s. They were based in Adrain, MI and were sponsored by J. Wallace Page. The Page Fence Giants played their first game in 1895 and they went 118-36-2. The 1898 tour was the club's last and many of the players went to the Columbia Giants the following year. 

For more information, please visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Page_Fence_Giants


K & P Weaver, LLC
K & P Weaver is a supplier and manufacturer of athletic uniforms from the 19th and 20th century. 
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Grand Rapids
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