Pillars of the entrance to Pratt Field
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This photograph shows the large white pillars of the entrance way to the International YMCA Training School's (now Springfield College) Pratt Field. There is a sign shown that says "The Pratt Athletic Field presented by: Mr. Herbert L. Pratt of New York -1910-Dedicated to Clean Sport and All-Round Manhood." Pratt Field was a gift of Mr. Herbert L. Pratt. It consisted, originally, of a quarter-mile track, 220 yard straightaway twenty-four feet wide, eleven runaways and pits for jumping and vaulting, seven tennis courts, a football field, and a baseball diamond. An eight-foot high reinforced concrete fence surrounds the field. The entrances were designed by Edward Lippincourt Tilton, who also designed Springfield's Judd Gymnasium and the Marsh Memorial Building. Part of Pratt field is still used today for track and field, however the name was changed to Blake Field. There are two duplicates of this picture that can be found here:
|Springfield College Archives and Special Collections|
|Springfield College--Athletic fields|
International Young Men's Christian Association Training School (Springfield, Mass.)
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- Chicago citation style
- Pillars of the entrance to Pratt Field. 1910-1959. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/10512. (Accessed June 24, 2018.)
- APA citation style
- (1910-1959) Pillars of the entrance to Pratt Field. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/10512
- MLA citation style
- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/10512>.