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A photograph of Alfred H. Bartles laughing.

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A photograph of Alfred H. Bartles (far left) playing jazz piano with Dick Bluntz and his big band.

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Fred Russell stopped practicing law in 1929 to work for The Nashville Banner. He first was assigned to the police beat and then in September 1929 was assigned to cover Vanderbilt Football, succeeding Ralph McGill, who had moved to The Atlanta…

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A signed photograph of Jesse Owens, 1913-1980, at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Owens would win four gold medals at these Olympics: 100 meters, 200 meters, long jump and the 4 x 100 meter relay. He managed to break or equal nine Olympic records and also…

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Ring Lardner, 1885-1933, and Grantland Rice, 1880-1954, pose at The Flamingo Hotel in Miami, Florida while on vacation. Lardner was good friends with Rice and co-wrote a Broadway comedy, June Moon, with George S. Kaufman for Rice’s daughter…

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Mildred Ella “Babe” Didrickson Zaharias, 1911-1956, was an Olympic track and field medalist who was also one of the greatest women golfers of all time. Grantland Rice considered her one of the best athletes he’d known and had a great fondness…

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In this telegram, Knute Rockne, 1888-1931 lists his choices for players who should be awarded All-American status. Rockne is regarded as one of the greatest coaches in college football history and was a close friend of Rice’s. Grantland Rice…

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Nicknamed “The Galloping Ghost,” Red Grange, 1903-1991 played college football for the University of Illinois Bears. On October 18, 1924, Grange reached legendary status against the University of Michigan, who had not been beaten in 20 straight…

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Grantland Rice, 1880-1954, visiting with President Warren G. Harding, 1865-1923, Ring Lardner, 1885-1933, and Secretary of State Henry P. Fletcher, 1873-1959, at the White House. Rice played golf with the President a number of times. This photograph…

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Grantland Rice became the first play-by-play announcer to be carried live on radio during the 1922 World Series. Going beyond the print media, Rice began broadcasting over radio regularly with the 1930s Coca-Cola Top Notchers. Over the course of the…
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