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Object Name Print, Photographic
Date 1925-1925
Description Bloomington High School 1925 Football team. This is a black and white print depicting twenty-one high school football players of Bloomington High School. The players, including two black players, are standing in three rows, seven across, on a cobblestone walk with traces of snow in front of Bloomington High School with coach, professor, mascot and equipment.

The building section shown in the photograph is the entrance to the High School. It is an entrance with two doors with limestone pillars on each side and the name of the high school engraved in the limestone overhead.

The hatless coach is standing at the rear, while the professor with cap and glasses, six-buttoned vest and cane stands to the left of the players. The mascot with wool cape and tie sits in front of the players amidst the equipment consisting of three footballs and shoulder pads.

In the lower right hand corner of the photograph is written, " Football Team 1925.

Key search terms: African American football players
Accession number 1995.037
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