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Jackson, Joe 1888-1951

Overview
Works: 62 works in 142 publications in 1 language and 13,756 library holdings
Genres: Trials, litigation, etc  Archives  Interviews 
Roles: Performer
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Norman Granz' Jazz at the Philharmonic by Jazz at the Philharmonic (Musical group)( Recording )

and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Chicago White Sox and 1919 World Series baseball scandal collection by Chicago White Sox (Baseball team)( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Primarily legal documents and correspondence between lawyers, Chicago White Sox representatives, other baseball club owners, American League officials, various baseball players, and other people; reports by private detectives; press releases; player paychecks; and handwritten notes related to various trials. Legal files include partial trial transcripts, affidavits, and depositions. Many items relate directly to the Black Sox Baseball Scandal, but some materials deal with other disputes. The private detective reports (1919-1920, 1924) include surveillance of players Frederick McMullin (known as Fred McMullin), Arnold Gandil (known as Chick Gandil), Charles Risberg (known as Swede Risberg), Oscar Felsch (known as Happy Felsch); gamblers Carl Zork and Joe Pesch; and Marie Purcell among others
Eliot Asinof papers by Eliot Asinof( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Asinof's handwritten notes contain first-hand information from several people, such as novelist James T. Farrell and Baseball Hall of Fame member Red Faber. Correspondents in the collection include baseball players and other figures of the scandal era, such as banned Chicago White Sox pitcher Edward V. Cicotte; Cincinnati Reds player Walter H. Ruether (Dutch Ruether), who later sued Asinof for libel; and Reds player Edd J. Rousch (Eddie Rousch), as well as baseball historians Fred Lieb, Lee Allen, and Jerome Holtzman. The collection also contains many magazine articles and newspaper clippings pertaining to the World Series scandal (ca. 1919-1956) that Asinof collected. These articles included some interviews with players and photographs used in Eight Men Out
 
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Alternative Names
Jackson, Joseph Jefferson Wofford 1888-1951

Jackson, Shoeless Joe 1888-1951

Languages
English (99)

Covers
Shoeless JoeShoeless Joe & me : a baseball card adventureShoeless Joe & Black BetsyShoeless : the life and times of Joe JacksonShoeless Joe Jackson comes to Iowa : storiesMurder at Wrigley FieldMurder at Wrigley FieldShoeless Joe and ragtime baseball