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Mearle Duvall blocks for Elmer Rigby, University of Maryland football , October 5, 1940

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Summary:A photograph from the Terrapin yearbook of University of Maryland football player Merle Duvall blocking a defender for teammate Elmer Rigby during a game against the University of Pennsylvania, October 5, 1940. The game was the first to be commercially televised in the United States. Caption reads: "DuVall blocks for Rigby on end run in Penn game."
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: 1931-1940
Topical subjects:Football
Source citation:University of Maryland, College Park. The Terrapin (1941). University of Maryland: College Park, Maryland. page 98. UPUB S36.002
Repository:University Archives
Browse terms:University of Maryland
Sports, Recreation
University AlbUM Browse terms:People
Sports
Collection:University AlbUM
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