• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • ca. 1889
  • Description
  • Until the 1910s and 1920s, the curriculum of Seattle's public primary and high schools didn't include athletic programs. School athletic activities were sponsored by a group of private citizens. The low importance given to sports may explain why the South School football players in this early photograph are wearing so many different kinds of clothing.This photo shows South School's football team seated on the front steps of their school, somet... more
    Until the 1910s and 1920s, the curriculum of Seattle's public primary and high schools didn't include athletic programs. School athletic activities were sponsored by a group of private citizens. The low importance given to sports may explain why the South School football players in this early photograph are wearing so many different kinds of clothing.This photo shows South School's football team seated on the front steps of their school, sometime between 1889 and 1909. The team has one African-American member. less
  • Format
  • image
    photograph
    Scanned from copy photograph using Epson Expression 10000XL as 4350 pixel TIFF image in 16-bit grayscale, resized to 700 pixels in the longest dimension and compressed into JPEG format using Photoshop CS4, JPEG quality measurement 4
  • Rights
  • Museum of History & Industry, Seattle