MSC Football Team Goes to Washington, D.C., 1930


Creator: REO Motor Car Company, Lansing, MI
Subjects: Band, Athletes, Football, Men's Teams, People, Presidents, ROTC
Description: The Michigan State College (MSC) football team of 1930 travels from East Lansing to Washington, D.C., to face Georgetown in the Spartans' first night game in their history. Team members are seen enjoying themselves in the windows of the Roosevelt Hotel, and witnessing a memorial wreath being laid at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The MSC Military Band and ROTC Band, under the direction of Leonard Falcone, accompanies the team to Washington and performs for President Herbert Hoover on the lawn of the Capitol. Because the game was at night, it is not included in the film. Injured team captain Harold Smead is seen in his wheelchair smiling for the camera, and MSC coaches "Sleepy" Jim Crowley and Glenn "Judge" Carberry discuss the 1931 re-match after their 14-13 loss.

35mm | black and white | silent
Date: October 1930
Format: Video/mp4
Original Format: Film - 35mm
Resource Identifier: A006941
Collection Number: UA Instructional and Public Television Records
Language: English
Rights Management: Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by Michigan State University and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Contributing Institution: University Archives & Historical Collections
Contributor: MSU Archives and Historical Collections
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Associated Objects:
The M.A.C. Record; vol.36, no.03; November 1930
The M.A.C. Record; vol.36, no.03; November 1930
November 1930
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