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Bethany College football team, Lindsborg, Kansas

Bethany College football team, Lindsborg, Kansas
Creator: Bethany College (Lindsborg, Kan.)
Date: 1904
This is a studio portrait of the members of the Bethany College football team, known as the "Terrible Swedes," of Lindsborg, Kansas. This photograph was copied from an issue of the Bethany College "Bulletin."


Bethany College football team, Lindsborg, Kansas

Bethany College football team, Lindsborg, Kansas
Date: 1902
This is a studio portrait of the members of the Bethany College football team, known as the "Terrible Swedes," of Lindsborg, Kansas. This photograph was copied from an issue of the Bethany College "Bulletin." The players in the photograph are identified as: Top row: Anton Peterson, E.A. Sodergren, Karl Slatt, Harry Larson, Prof. V.A.C. Henmon, manager; Second row: Karl "Kacie" Swenson, Winfred Bunbury, Frank Bush, Coach Bennie Owen, Dave Petterson, Fred Troutman, Alfred Petterson; Third row: Evan Pugh, John Turner, Howard "Bill" Bailey, Captain Lesley Petterson, Leonard Haggman, Elmer Wiley; Bottom row: Andrew Petterson and Quincy Banbury.


Coach Richard "Dick" Hanley

Coach Richard "Dick" Hanley
Date: 1922
This black and white photograph taken from a glass plate negative shows Coach Richard " Dick" Hanley. A graduate of Washington State and a United States Marine he played football for both institutions before accepting the position as head football coach, on September 1, 1922, at the Haskell Institute in Lawrence, Kansas. During his first year as coach, he introduced the team to a new system of football and football training which resulted in a season record of eight wins and two losses.


Cooper Memorial College football team in Sterling, Kansas

Cooper Memorial College football team in Sterling, Kansas
Date: Between 1894 and 1896
This is a photograph showing 14 football players and one coach at Cooper Memorial College (Sterling College) in Sterling, Kansas. Josiah McCracken is seated in the front row, far right. He later played at the University of Kansas and University of Pennsylvania. While attending Pennsylvania University, McCracken was an all around student athlete, playing varsity football four years, track four years (captain his senior year) and was a member of the gymnastics team. On May 31, 1898, Joe set a World Record in the hammer throw with a distance of 46.83m (153ft 8in) at a meet in New Jersey. At the 1900 Paris Olympics, he won a silver and bronze medal.


Fairmount College football team in Wichita, Kansas

Fairmount College football team in Wichita, Kansas
Date: Between 1900 and 1910
A photograph showing members of the Fairmount College football team seated on the steps of Fairmount Hall in Wichita, Kansas. Fairmount College would later become Wichita State University.


Football game, Memorial Stadium, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Football game, Memorial Stadium, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Date: 1921
This black and white photograph shows a football game between the University of Kansas and Missouri at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kansas. The stadium, named in memory of the students who fought and died during World War I, is located at the north base of Mt. Oread on the campus of the University of Kansas. When the facility opened on October 29, 1921, seating consisted of only an east and west section of bleachers. In 1925, a section of seats were expanded southward. Two years later in 1927, a north section of bleachers were added to create a horseshoe shape to the stadium.


Football game, Memorial Stadium, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

Football game, Memorial Stadium, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas
Creator: Unviersity of Kansas News Bureau
Date: Between 1950 and 1959
This black and white photograph shows a view of Memorial Stadium at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. The stadium, named in memory of the students who fought and died during World War I, is located at the north base of Mt. Oread on the campus of the University of Kansas. When the facility opened on October 29, 1921, seating consisted of only an east and west section of bleachers. In 1925, a section of seats were expanded southward. Two years later in 1927, a north section of bleachers were added to create a horseshoe shape to the stadium.


Football games

Football games
Date: Between 1940 and 1944
A silent motion picture showing football games at Kansas State University, Emporia State University and University of Kansas during the 1940s.


Football team at Cooper Memorial College in Sterling, Kansas

Football team at Cooper Memorial College in Sterling, Kansas
Date: 1894
This is a photograph showing the 1894 football team at Cooper Memorial College (now Sterling College) in Sterling, Kansas. The man holding the football is Josiah C. McCracken. Josiah later played at the University of Kansas and the University of Pennsylvania. While attending the University of Pennsylvania, McCracken was an all around student athlete, playing varsity football four years, track four years (captain his senior year) and was a member of the gymnastics team. On May 31, 1898, Josiah set a World Record in the hammer throw with a distance of 46.83m (153.64 ft) at a meet in New Jersey. At the 1900 Paris Olympics, he won a silver and bronze medal.


Frank Rostetter, World War I soldier

Frank Rostetter, World War I soldier
Creator: Rostetter, Madge
Date: 1918
Around 1919, the Kansas State Historical Society and the American Legion solicited biographical information from returning veterans (primarily members of the 35th and 89th infantry divisions) and the families of those who died in service, notably from the Gold Star Mothers. Each veteran or family member was asked to provide letters, photographs, a biography, and military records. This file contains information on Frank Rostetter, written by his widow, Madge. Frank died overseas on September 12, 1918, after being shot in the abdomen.


Friends University football team

Friends University football team
Date: Unknown
This photograph depicts the Friends University football team. Friends University is located in Wichita, Sedgwick County.


John H. Outland

John H. Outland
Creator: Topeka Capital
Date: 1905
This is a photograph of Dr. John H. Outland, copied from Men of Kansas. Outland was born in Hesper, Kansas, later played college football and was twice named All American. After receiving his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, Outland returned to Kansas in 1900 where he set up his medical practice first in Lawrence, Kansas which led to his hiring as the head football coach of the University of Kansas for the 1901 season. He then moved his practice to Topeka, Kansas in 1904 in order to coach the Washburn University football team. In 1906 Outland moved his family to Kansas City, Kansas where he joined Trinity-Lutheran hospital in Kansas City, Missouri as a general practicing surgeon. While practicing medicine in the Kansas City region, Dr. Outland served for many years on the athletic board of the University of Kansas. He is the namesake of the Outland Trophy, an annual award established in 1946 and given to best interior lineman in college football. Outland was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a player in 2001.


Kansas State Normal football team, Emporia, Kansas

Kansas State Normal football team, Emporia, Kansas
Creator: Chase, George
Date: 1914
This photograph from 1914 shows the football team from the Kansas State Normal School in Emporia.


Kansas State Normal football team, Emporia, Kansas

Kansas State Normal football team, Emporia, Kansas
Date: Between 1907 and 1912
This postcard from the early 1900s shows the football team from the Kansas State Normal School in Emporia, Kansas.


Kansas State University football game

Kansas State University football game
Creator: Kansas State University
Date: 1958
Max Falk, halfback for the Kansas State University football team, escapes being tackled by Jerry Steffen, University of Colorado.


Kansas State University football game

Kansas State University football game
Creator: Kansas State University
Date: 1957
This is a photograph of the Kansas State University football team playing an unidentified team.


Kansas University football team, Lawrence, Kansas

Kansas University football team, Lawrence, Kansas
Date: November, 1894
An informal studio portrait of members of the University of Kansas football team in Lawrence, Kansas.


Pratt High School football team, Pratt, Kansas

Pratt High School football team, Pratt, Kansas
Creator: Tierney, F. W.
Date: 1916
This is a photograph of a framed image showing the 1916 Pratt High School football team of Pratt, Kansas. From the top, going clockwise, are team members Gloyd Arnold, Roy Cassingham, Burl Fletcher, Roy Martin, Glen Baily, Carl Hitchcock, Linn Bloxom, Loran Chitwood, Harry Graves, Harold Gaston, Wood Bloxom, and William Beck. In the center is coach Frank Kopf. The photograph was taken by F. W. Tierney.


Rossville high school's football team

Rossville high school's football team
Date: 1924
A photograph of Rossville high school's football team.


Rossville high school's football team

Rossville high school's football team
Date: 1927
A photograph of Rossville high school's football team.


St. Mary's football, St. Marys, Kansas

St. Mary's football, St. Marys, Kansas
Date: 1902
This black and white photograph shows members of the St. Mary's College football team from St. Marys, Kansas. The gentleman have been identified from left to right: as Captain Pierceall and Coach Ernest Cosmos Quigley. Quigley served as the school's athletic director and coach from 1902-1914.


St. Mary's football team, St. Marys, Kansas

St. Mary's football team, St. Marys, Kansas
Date: 1908
This sepia colored photograph shows members of the St. Mary's College football team from St. Marys, Kansas.


St. Mary's football team, St. Marys, Kansas

St. Mary's football team, St. Marys, Kansas
Date: 1910
This sepia colored postcard shows the members of the St. Mary's College football team from St. Mary's Kansas.


St. Mary's football team, St. Marys, Kansas

St. Mary's football team, St. Marys, Kansas
Date: 1906
This black and white photograph shows the members of the St. Mary's College football team from St. Marys, Kansas.


St. Mary's football team, St. Marys, Kansas

St. Mary's football team, St. Marys, Kansas
Date: 1902
This black and white photograph shows the members of the St. Mary's College football team from St. Marys, Kansas.


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