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Catalog Number 2011.099.312
Object Name Print, Photographic
Title Colorado School of Mines championship football team, 1890
Date 1890
Description Black and white photograph of the Colorado School of Mines championship football team of 1890. 14 men are posed together; 13 in uniforms and 1 in a suit. The team shirts have the initials S. S. M. (State School of Mines).

The team was undefeated during the 1890 season (6-0-0), playing in order: Denver, Colorado College, University of Colorado, Colorado State, University of Colorado, and Colorado Springs High School.

In 1888, the first football game was played against Denver.
Copyright All rights belong to Golden History Museums, City of Golden without restriction.
Collection Permanent
Credit line Golden History Museums, City of Golden Collection
Caption Colorado School of Mines championship football team, 1890
Search Terms Colorado School of Mines
Colorado School of Mines Football