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[Photograph 2012.201.B0228.0911]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "Sweetwater Clifton, long-time sidekick of Goose Tatum when both were with the Harlem Globetrotters, will appear here Tuesday night when Tatum bring his touring Harlem Stars to Municipal Auditorium."
Date: January 21, 1960
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0228.0916]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "There is no bitterness in Sweetwater Clifton who went from National Basketball Association star to a taxi driver, He smiles benignly about life's see-saw and wonders about it sometimes. You know, I played professional basketball for 15 years and I don't think I made a total of $ 100,000, " he said. My top salary was $12,000 in my last years in the NBA. But that wasn't bad because the minimum was $ 7,500."
Date: February 14, 1963
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society

[Photograph 2012.201.B0228.0913]

Description: Photograph taken for a story in the Daily Oklahoman newspaper. Caption: "GIANT AND MIDGET of the Harlem Stars, who play at Municipal Auditorium Sunday afternoon, are Sweetwater Clifton ( the big guy ) and dribbling ace Tiny Brown."
Date: October 19, 1961
Partner: Oklahoma Historical Society