Photographs from the Chicago Daily News, 1902-1933


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Operation
of the Newspaper
Newsboys
Surviving
Horse Power
for Transportation
Football Becomes
a Major Sport
American Indians
/ Native Americans
Christmas
Activities

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SDN-0000362
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SDN-0004371
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SDN-0001016
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Coach Stagg's teams won all but two games that they played from 1905 through 1909 and over the years won the championship of the Big Ten Conference seven times. Stagg was only one of many celebrities spawned by the increasing popularity of football. Other leading players and coaches shown in this collection include Walter Eckersall of the University of Chicago (SDN-000362), coach Fielding Yost (SDN-000012) and players Willie Heston and Benny Friedman of the University of Michigan (SDN-004371, SDN-001016), Fritz Pollard (shown with the Lane Tech High School team, SDN-009043), coach Glenn "Pop" Warner (SDN-006129) and player Jim Thorpe of Carlisle Indian School and later fame in the Olympic Games (SDN-053614), Knute Rockne of the University of Notre Dame (SDN-069077, DN-0067774), and Bronko Nagurski (SDN-068904, SDN-0069573) of the University of Minnesota.
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SDN-0000012
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SDN-0006129
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SDN-0069077
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DN-0067774


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