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WV Wesleyan Football: 1919

WV Wesleyan Football: 1919

West Virginia Wesleyan football player Gehovick, 1919. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Army Tennis Team: 1924

Army Tennis Team: 1924

Men of the U.S. Army tennis team, 1924. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Balkan Wrestler Yussif Hussane: 1915

Balkan Wrestler Yussif Hussane: 1915

Balkan wrestler Yussif Hussane.

From the New York Times, 27 January 1918:

"Four leading heavyweight wrestlers will take part in finish bouts at Madison Square Garden Tuesday night. The program calls for engagements between Wladek Zbgszko of Poland and John Olin, the mammoth Finn, and Joe Stecher, the Nebraska grappler of scissors-hold fame, and Yussif Hussane, a Balkan.

Brooklyn Dodgers Visit Hot Springs: 1912

Brooklyn Dodgers Visit Hot Springs: 1912

Brooklyn Dodgers baseball team at Hot Springs, Arkansas, March, 1912.

Dawn at Saratoga Springs: 1963

Dawn at Saratoga Springs: 1963

Horses and jockeys at dawn on the Oklahoma Training Track, Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga Springs, New York. Horse racing photo taken in 1963 by photographer Toni Frissell. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Midshipmen Hurdles: 1901

Midshipmen Hurdles: 1901

Midshipmen running a hurdle race, U.S. Naval Academy track and field day, between 1890 and 1901. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 in. glass negative.

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