Playing Around

On October 25, 2013 By

For several months now, I have been working my way through several thousand acetate negatives transferred to the University Archives from the Sports Information Office.

Several weeks ago, I wrote about finding negatives of women students playing baseball, which was an unexpected, yet welcomed, find. Today I came across another unexpected image, seen [...]

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This past Saturday, Duke’s football team defeated Wake Forest, 34-27 (Go, Duke!).

In honor of this victory, the Duke University Archives thought it would be fun to share some historical photos we recently received from the Sports Information Office.  These action shots are from football games in 1931 and 1932 show Duke playing [...]

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Or, A Sartorial Look at the Sports Information Office Records

For the last two months, I have been processing a large accession of materials from the Duke Sports Information Office. The vast majority of the accession consists of photographs and negatives from Duke football teams, served with a side of basketball [...]

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If you have a TV, you’ve probably been tuned in to the 2012 Olympic Games in London. In the first week of action, Duke coaches Mike Krzyzewski (basketball) and Drew Johansen (diving) led Team USA to impressive victories on the court and two medals in the pool.

But did you know that Duke’s tradition of [...]

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Date: Tuesday, January 17, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM
Location: Biddle Rare Book Room
Contact Information: Amy McDonald, 919-681-7987 or amy.mcdonald(at)duke.edu

Join “Voice of the Blue Devils” Bob Harris as he shares thoughts on how Duke football has changed from the legendary 1942 Rose Bowl held in Wallace Wade Stadium [...]

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