African - Americans on the Central Coast
Sam Cunningham, Outstanding Senior Boy, Class of 1969 : Sam was chairman of the Athletic Committee, a member of Key Club and United Black Students and excelled in shot-put as well as football. He won All-American honors from Parade and Scholastic magazines. He attended the University of Southern California and as Sam "Barn" played football with the New England Patriots. (His brother Randall, Class of 1980, plays football for the Philadelphia Eagles.)
Sam Cunningham smiles and stands with hands in pockets. Printed on his zipped jacket is a football with number "34" and "Santa Barbara Dons." Image originally obtained from Santa Barbara High School.
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 X 26 cm.
Black Gold Cooperative Library System
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Santa Barbara High School (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
African American football players -- California
African Americans -- California -- Santa Barbara County
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Part of "Historical Photos of Four Ethnicities on California's Central Coast" Collection
Originally published as part of African - Americans on the Central Coast: a photo essay