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Today's Tidbit... University of Denver Football and Artwork
The University of Denver played football from 1885 to 1960, spending most of those years in the Rocky Mountain Athletic and Skyline conferences. They won a few conference championships and played in the Sun, Alamo, and Pineapple Bowls in the years after WWII.
Their 1917 conference championship team went 9-0 by taking down the soldiers at Fort Logan, then Montana, Colorado, Colorado State, Wyoming, Colorado Mines, and Greeley, before feasting on Colorado College on Thanksgiving Day. They were quite the team, so I looked at the 1919 Denver yearbook seeking a copy of a panoramic team picture I had seen in the past.
I did not find the panoramic image but came upon two incredible examples of yearbook artwork by Glade B. Kennedy.
As they say, they don’t draw them like they used to.
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