Framingham Lion Tamers vs. Providence Steam Roller

Title ID
2177.0001
Item Type
Moving Image
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Clip Length
5 min. 3 sec.
Clip ID
nhf-2177_0001a.mp4
Format and Extent
film (50 ft.) : si., b&w ; 16 mm.
Dates
1927
Description
This home movie features footage of a 1927 football game between the Framingham Lion Tamers and the Providence Steam Roller, likely played in Framingham, Massachusetts. The Steam Roller played in the National Football League from 1925 to 1931, winning the 1928 championship, and also played against many independent New England teams, including the Lion Tamers. Henry Dunker, the son-in-law of Henry Sturgis Dennison, played fullback for Framingham and is seen carrying the ball in many plays.
Places


Framingham, MA

Collection
Henry Sturgis Dennison Collection
Repository
Northeast Historic Film
Rights Summary

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Preferred Citation
Henry Sturgis Dennison Collection, Northeast Historic Film