Category Archives: Northwestern

As A Way Of Introduction

With more than 80 new games we’re in the process of presenting on our website in the next few days, we offer without further description this stunning piece of program cover artwork from the 1930 Northwestern – Illinois game. Of … Continue reading

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The Mighty Machetanz, Part 1

Modern day fans can be forgiven for not knowing of Frederick (Fred) Machetanz, but when he passed away in 2002 at the age of 94, he had left quite a legacy as one of the greatest colorist artists that the … Continue reading

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When The Wildcats From Evanston (Not Lexington) Were Kings For A Day

If there’s ever been a football program in the past 50 years that’s had a Rodney Dangerfield “no respect” problem, it’s the Purple People from Evanston. The Wildcats were once perennial proud contenders in the Big Ten Conference, feared from … Continue reading

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No great depression when Illinois faced Northwestern

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Northwestern was cat’s meow over Nebraska

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As A Way Of Introduction . . .

With more than 80 new games we’re in the process of presenting on our website in the next few days, we offer without further description this stunning piece of program cover artwork from the 1930 Northwestern – Illinois game. Of … Continue reading

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Fashion Plates and Ethnic Stew

A 21st century time traveling couple who happened to have been transplanted to the Notre Dame – Northwestern game of 1932 would have immediately noticed in their 25 cent game day program two distinctly anachronistic phenomena. The first thing that … Continue reading

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