January 23, 2017

Primary Source Spotlight: Football

"Red" Harold Grange

This primary source spotlight shines a light on the sport of American football.


Football images

Spinner Play” lithograph by American artist Benton Spruance

Football films

Sports Byline USA radio program football audio recordings

Topics in Chronicling America – The 1905 Movement to Reform Football

More historic newspaper coverage of football through 1922

Books about football 1871-1923

Football” poem by Louis Jenkins

U.S. legislation related to football

National Football League background information and links Library of Congress Business Reference Services

Library of Congress blog posts

Today in History primary source collections

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