Kansas School for the Deaf Football Team

Description: 

Photograph of the Kansas School for the Deaf 1919 football team. Seventeen young men pose in three rows wearing football uniforms that include padded jerseys with striped sleeves. Their coach wears a suit and cap in the middle of the back row. The photograph was taken on the football field at William Jewell College, and a house is visible in the background. The Kansas School for the Deaf was established in Olathe in 1866 and provides education, vocational training, and athletics for deaf students in Kansas.

Students are identified as follows: Front row, left to right: Percy Astle, Jesse Lehman, Ward Pritner, Evart Powers, Vernon Snyder, Andrew Hanis; Second row: Sealey Lamm, Ora Baldwin, Ray Miller, Robert Ozburn, Ula Duncan; Back row: Fred Rines, Godfrey Adams, Virgil Bates, Luther "Dummy" Taylor, Fountain Williams, Merrill Peppard, Jesse Lamm.

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Date: 
1919
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Modern Location: 
Liberty, MO
Rights Statement: 
http://www.jocohistory.org/digital/custom/ksdterms
Digital Object Identifier: 
KSD1489
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