|Title||Football fans in Portland with The Hook for the O.A.C. (Oregon Agricultural College) vs. University of Washington football game, November 9, 1912 |
|Notes||UW yell leader Bill Horsley introduced The Hook in 1911. It was carried to each game as a symbol of UW's dominance in football. It was 10 feet tall and made of oak.(Paul Dorpat, "Hooked on football, " in Pacific Northwest, the Seattle Times Magazine, October 6, 2002).|
Signs in image read: U. of W. [Rooters] Section. U. of W. O.A.C.
Handwritten on verso: Washington Rooters at Portland Nov. 9, 1912. See that hook!
Filed in: UW - Sports - Fans.
|Subjects (LCSH)||Sports spectators--Oregon--Portland|
University of Washington
|Location Depicted||United States--Oregon--Portland |
|Digital Collection||University of Washington Campus Photographs|
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|Negative Number||UW21979z |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||University of Washington Postcard Collection. PH Coll 799 |
|Object Type||Postcard: b&w; 3 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color or 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 or 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3. |
|Image File Name||SC004051.tif |