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Reaching for a pass, University of Maryland football, circa 1930

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Summary:A receiver evades his would-be tackler and leaps, stretching out his fingertips for a pass that hangs in the air for an eternity. Etched with apprehension, the faces of teammates and opponents alike turn to watch the ball's pilgrimage as it traces a graceful arc over the dust and sweat. With balance and purpose it seeks its target like a marksman's bullet, but only fate knows how this tiny leather traveler's journey ends. University of Maryland football, circa 1930.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Maryland
Place of origin – Settlement:College Park
Temporal subject: 1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:College Park
Topical subjects:Football
ArchivesUM location:University of Maryland Photographs - Print File
  • series 3
  • box 3
  • folder Men's Football, 1926-1930
  • item No. 13
  • accession 72-297
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:University of Maryland
Sports, Recreation
University AlbUM Browse terms:People
Sports
Collection:University AlbUM
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