Sutcliffe Sporting Goods photographs, 1911-1937

Descriptive Summary

Title
Sutcliffe Sporting Goods photographs, 1911-1937
Creator
Sutcliffe Sporting Goods
Extent
43 albums, ca. 10,000 items
Subjects
Photography
Popular Culture
Finding Aid Author
Archives Staff
Repository
University of Louisville

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
These photographs, originally housed in albums on display in the Sutcliffe Sporting Goods store on Fourth Street in Louisville, contain views of professional and amateur sporting events and athletes. Many high school athletic teams are represented, along with Louisville industrial league baseball teams, the professional Louisville Colonels Baseball Club, horse racing at Churchill Downs, swimming, rowing, football, and basketball. Included are photographs of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Earl Combs, and other New York Yankee team members playing exhibition games against the Colonels at Louisville's Parkway Field.

Contents of the Collection

DATE: 1920. CONTENTS: High school football, Armistice Day; High school football players (no IDs…

  • Album no: 01.
BEG_NO: 0001 END_NO: 0202
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DATE: 1920. CONTENTS: Louisville Boys High School students; Knights of Columbus basketball team…

  • Album no: 02.
BEG_NO: 0203 END_NO: 0388
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DATE: 1920. CONTENTS: Swimmers at Fontaine Ferry Park pool; baseball players; Louisville Male High…

  • Album no: 03.
BEG_NO: 0389 END_NO: 0609
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DATE: 1921. CONTENTS: Parade (seemingly for passage of school bond issue); Manual High School…

  • Album no: 04.
BEG_NO: 0610 END_NO: 0837
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DATE: 1921. CONTENTS: Men and women golfers; Men's softball; canoers; Social group at what appears…

  • Album no: 05.
BEG_NO: 0838 END_NO: 0947
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DATE: 1922. CONTENTS: Baseball (or could be softball) team; High school football; Praying Colonels…

  • Album no: 06.
BEG_NO: 0948 END_NO: 1135
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DATE: 1922. CONTENTS: Horse racing; working out Morvich, winner of 1922 Kentucky Derby; Style show…

  • Album no: 07.
BEG_NO: 1136 END_NO: 1324
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DATE: 1923. CONTENTS: Swimmers at Fontaine Ferry Park pool; Baseball players; Tennis players; Shelby…

  • Album no: 08.
BEG_NO: 1325 END_NO: 1507
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DATE: 1923. CONTENTS: St. Mark's Midgets, New Albany grade-school basketball team; LUM-BIRS, New…

  • Album no: 09.
BEG_NO: 1508 END_NO: 1691
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DATE: 1923. CONTENTS: Building of Manual High School stadium fence; Manual High School-New Albany…

  • Album no: 10.
BEG_NO: 1692 END_NO: 1858
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DATE: 1924. CONTENTS: More football at Manual High School; Male-Manual high schools Thanksgiving Day…

  • Album no: 11.
BEG_NO: 1859 END_NO: 1967
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DATE: 1925. CONTENTS: (File also contains some 1923 photos) Swimmers at Colonial Country Club in New…

  • Album no: 12.
BEG_NO: 1968 END_NO: 2163
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DATE: 1925. CONTENTS: Football game (no clue to identity of team); Four male golfers; Football game…

  • Album no: 13.
BEG_NO: 2164 END_NO: 2303
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DATE: 1926. CONTENTS: (Also contains some 1927 photos); Male High School (3) - dupont Manual High…

  • Album no: 14.
BEG_NO: 2304 END_NO: 2514
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DATE: 1927. CONTENTS: (Contains some 1918 photos of golfers); Unidentified golfers and tennis…

  • Album no: 15.
BEG_NO: 2515 END_NO: 2827
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DATE: 1927. CONTENTS: Swimmers at Fontaine Ferry Park pool; Students in kilts, hoop skirts, etc. for…

  • Album no: 16.
BEG_NO: 2828 END_NO: 2970
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DATE: 1927. CONTENTS: High school girls basketball team; St. Xavier track team; "W" boys basketball…

  • Album no: 17.
BEG_NO: 2971 END_NO: 3127
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DATE: 1925. CONTENTS: (Also contains 1926 Derby photos and 1930 opening day of Louisville Colonels…

  • Album no: 18.
BEG_NO: 3128 END_NO: 3262
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DATE: 1928. CONTENTS: Football, traditional Thanksgiving Day game between duPont Manual High School…

  • Album no: 19.
BEG_NO: 3263 END_NO: 3392
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DATE: 1929. CONTENTS: Male High School track team; Football at Male High School; Intermingled are…

  • Album no: 20.
BEG_NO: 3393 END_NO: 3569
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DATE: 1929. CONTENTS: Football games (noted on page at beginning of album -- Harlan High School (0…

  • Album no: 21.
BEG_NO: 3570 END_NO: 3698
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DATE: 1930. CONTENTS: Owl Creek Country Club photos -- aerial view of site; Golf; L & N Pan American…

  • Album no: 22.
BEG_NO: 3699 END_NO: 3867
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DATE: 1931. CONTENTS: (Also includes some 1932 photos) Colonial Country Club activities -- diving…

  • Album no: 23.
BEG_NO: 3868 END_NO: 4046
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DATE: 1932. CONTENTS: Football, including Crescent Hill versus Shawnee Templars; Corbin (7) versus…

  • Album no: 24.
BEG_NO: 4047 END_NO: 4164
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DATE: 1932. CONTENTS: Football; Baseball greats Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in 1932 game at Parkway…

  • Album no: 25.
BEG_NO: 4165 END_NO: 4325
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DATE: 1932. CONTENTS: Manual High School track meet; St. Xavier baseball; Golf; Tennis; Life-saving…

  • Album no: 26.
BEG_NO: 4326 END_NO: 4399
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DATE: 1931. CONTENTS: (Also includes some 1932-1933 photos, according to album cover, but inside…

  • Album no: 27.
BEG_NO: 4400 END_NO: 4560
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DATE: 1933. CONTENTS: Neighborhood basketball teams (no identifications); Man with fish; Shawnee…

  • Album no: 28.
BEG_NO: 4561 END_NO: 4700
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DATE: 1934. CONTENTS: DuPont Manual High School football; Bourbons (Louisville pros) football team…

  • Album no: 29.
BEG_NO: 4701 END_NO: 4922
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DATE: 1933. CONTENTS: (Includes 1931 Kentucky Derby winner, Twenty Grand, with jockey Kurtsinger…

  • Album no: 30.
BEG_NO: 4923 END_NO: 5023
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DATE: 1935. CONTENTS: (Also includes 1934 Thanksgiving Day Male-DuPont Manual football game and…

  • Album no: 31.
BEG_NO: 5024 END_NO: 5233
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DATE: 1935. CONTENTS: Opening of Seneca Golf Course (May 18, 1935); Crescent Hill Golf Course…

  • Album no: 32.
BEG_NO: 5234 END_NO: 5434
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DATE: 1936. CONTENTS: (Also includes some 1937 photos) Football: Appears to be high school team…

  • Album no: 33.
BEG_NO: 5435 END_NO: 5646
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DATE: 1937. CONTENTS: (Also includes some 1938 and 1939 photos) Manual football squad and coaches…

  • Album no: 34.
BEG_NO: 5647 END_NO: 5876
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DATE: 1939. CONTENTS: (Also some 1940 photos) Men and women golfers; Track and Field Meet -- Manual…

  • Album no: 35.
BEG_NO: 5877 END_NO: 6081
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DATE: 1939. CONTENTS: (Also includes some 1940 photos) Football: Manual (14) versus Toledo Central…

  • Album no: 36.
BEG_NO: 6082 END_NO: 6291
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DATE: 1940. CONTENTS: Valley Station archers, women and men; City Employees Golf Tournament, June 12…

  • Album no: 37.
BEG_NO: 6291 END_NO: 6527
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DATE: 1940. CONTENTS: Manual High School football players; Manual football coaches and student…

  • Album no: 38.
BEG_NO: 6528 END_NO: 6774
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DATE: 1941. CONTENTS: (Also includes some 1942 photos) Tennis at Pastime Boat Club; Football: K.M.I…

  • Album no: 39.
BEG_NO: 6775 END_NO: 7038
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DATE: 1942. CONTENTS: (Also some 1943 photos) Women tennis players at Pastime Boat Club; Men tennis…

  • Album no: 40.
BEG_NO: 7039 END_NO: 7289
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DATE: 1946. CONTENTS: Also contains: 1943--Dupont Manual football players & coaches: Tucker, Clay…

  • Album no: 41.
BEG_NO: 7290 END_NO: 7430
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DATE: 1934. CONTENTS: Also contains: 1937, 1924, 1925, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933…

  • Album no: 42.
BEG_NO: 7431 END_NO: 7777
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DATE: 1934. CONTENTS: (This album is made up of loose photos and pages. It includes a number of…

  • Album no: 43.
BEG_NO: 7778 END_NO: 7883
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