J. W. Heisman New Coach, newsclipping
Front page of The Thresher, “Extra” edition, announcing the hiring of J. W. Heisman as the new Athletic Director at William M. Rice Institute, succeeding Philip Arbuckle. The newspaper is dated February 19, 1924, and is Volume IX, Number 19. At the top of the page: “New Athletic Director Officially Announced”. The headline reads “J. W. Heisman New Coach”, with three column stories below, titled from left to right “New Owl Coach One Of America’s Leading Experts”, “Famous Grid Mentor to Succeed Arbuckle As Rice Athletic Head”, and “Heisman Is A Firm Believer In School Spirit”. At the bottom of the page: “Heisman’s first words to Rice students received by telegram Tuesday morning: “Greeting to Rice and student body. Everybody roll up sleeves and let’s go”. Original resource is a newspaper front page.
People; Thresher (William M. Rice Institute); College student newspapers and periodicals--Texas--Houston; William M. Rice Institute--Football; Football coaches--Texas--Houston; More... Heisman, John W. (John William), 1869-1936; Arbuckle, Phillip Heckman, 1883-1932; College sports--Texas--Houston; Rice University--History Less...
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