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Stall & Dean  Search this
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Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
overall: 14 in x 11 in; 35.56 cm x 27.94 cm
Object Name:
print, football
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Brockton
Date made:
ca 1918
Description (Brief):
Promotional poster is a paper color print featuring the image of a doughboy carrying a pistol and a football player in a leather helmet. "Ralph Heard, '18." Poem reads 'THE GAME/ It's the same old game with a different name/ Tho's the score runs a good bit higher/ And the teams have grown to a size unknown/ with God as the Great Umpire." Tolman Print, Inc. Brockton, MA. Advertises Stall & Dean "Yank" Golf Balls.
This object was acquired from the Stall and Dean Company of Brockton, Massachusetts as an example of its catalog merchandise and was never used. The Stall and Dean Sporting Goods Manufacturers Company was founded in 1898 and is one of the oldest sporting goods companies in the country. It first produced baseball, basketball and football uniforms along with football helmets. They soon expanded to uniforms and equipment for a variety of sports and was the first company to manufacture hockey uniforms and equipment.
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Credit Line:
Gift of Stall & Dean (through Henry N. Jackson)
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History