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Woodstock West Journal

This month’s historical object is a composition notebook filled with the eyewitness account of a University of Denver (DU) History professor, J. Donald Hughes. Hughes filled the notebook during the course of one day (May 14, 1970)┬áduring a student protest … Continue reading

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University of Denver Football Jersey and Helmet

The University of Denver played football from the 1880’s to 1961 when the sport was dropped. Hilltop Stadium where the team played was later demolished in the early 1970’s. Special Collections and Archives houses an extensive collection of football game day programs as well as several football uniform pieces. Of particular interest is the small leather helmet that was used in the era before plastic helmets with face masks became the norm. Continue reading

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