• Created Date
  • 1912
  • Description
  • UW yell leader Bill Horsley introduced The Hook in 1911. It was carried to each game as a symbol of UW's dominance in football. It was 10 feet tall and made of oak.(Paul Dorpat, "Hooked on football," in Pacific Northwest, the Seattle Times Magazine, October 6, 2002).Signs in image read: U. of W. [Rooters] Section. U. of W. O.A.C.Handwritten on verso: Washington Rooters at Portland Nov. 9, 1912. See that hook!Filed in: UW - Sports - Fans.
  • Format
  • Photograph
    image
    postcard
    b&w
    3 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.
    Scanned as a 3000 pixel TIFF image in 24-bit RGB color or 8-bit grayscale, resized to 640 or 600 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop 6.0 and its JPEG quality measurement 3