Senator Pepper playing baseball with Congressional pages

Title

Senator Pepper playing baseball with Congressional pages

Description

The pages for the Senate and House of Representatives in the 1920s were junior-high and high-school aged boys who ran messages for Congressmen. Both the Senate and the House pages had baseball teams which played each other, as well as local schools. In this picture, Senator George Pepper of Pennsylvania plays a little pick-up baseball with pages on the lawn of the Capitol.

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. View original.

Date

03/25/1924

Coverage

Original Format

Photographic print

Description

The pages for the Senate and House of Representatives in the 1920s were junior-high and high-school aged boys who ran messages for Congressmen. Both the Senate and the House pages had baseball teams which played each other, as well as local schools. In this picture, Senator George Pepper of Pennsylvania plays a little pick-up baseball with pages on the lawn of the Capitol.

Date

03/25/1924

Coverage

1920-1949

Source

Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division. View original.