Are you ready for some football?
Football-related artworks and artifacts from across our museums
"All the Way Choo Choo" sheet music, 1949.
Charlie Choo, Carolina Football, American History, Classic Football, American Sheet, Carolina Blue, Archives Center, Backtrack View, Illustration American
"I Fell Asleep at the Football Game" sheet music from 1935. Did anyone fall asleep when the lights went out?
Fall Asleep, Football Sheet, Feelings Asleep, Colleges Football, Football Games, Fell Asleep, Sheet Music, College Football, Vintage Sheet
Bell No. 2 Rocket Belt. Also known as a "Jet Pack," they have made Super Bowl appearances with a halftime flight at Super Bowl I and in the pregame show for Super Bowl XIX.
Devices Straps, National Air, Low Rocket, Rocket Belts, Jetpack Baby, Fly Shorts, Jet Pack, Personalized Propulsion, Spaces Museums
Football type helmet worn by Bernie Caine for human pickup experiments with the Museum's Stinson SR-10 aircraft.
History, Human Pickup, Helmets Worn, National Air, Football Type, Bernie Cain, Museums Stinson, Pickup Experiments, Football Helments
Super Bowl XVIII, 1984. Redskins vs. Raiders. United Airlines advertising poster. #MuseumSuperBowl
Bowls Xviii, United Airlines, 18 Redskins, Superbowl 18, Airlines Advertising, Redskins Super, Super Bowls, Airlines Superbowl, Bowls Memories
Now THESE would have been some prime tickets to score! Super Bowl I, in 1967, gets honored on a stamp. #MuseumSuperBowl
Exhibitions Glossary, 1960S Super, Single, Century 1960S, Century Issues, Issues September, 33C Super, 33 Cent Mint, 1960S Celebrities
This Goodyear C-49 airship control car flew with the Goodyear blimp over the 1977, 1980, 1983, and 1985 Super Bowls.
Control Cars, National Air, Goodyear Blimp, Cars Flew, 1985 Super, Super Bowls, C 49 Airship, Airship Control, Spaces Museums
The Goodyear blimp has flown over sporting events for over 50 years. The C-49 control car on this airship saw duty over the 1977, 1980, 1983, and 1985 Super Bowls. The Goodyear blimp pictured here, Columbia N4A, also starred in the Hollywood thriller Black Sunday (1977) / Courtesy of Goodyear
Airship, Hometownfavorit Places, Hometown Favorite Places
Harvard vs. Carlisle football game on November 9, 1907. A time when helmets resembled aviator caps. Forward passes had been legal for less than a year, and Carlisle made use of them. Harvard had won the 10 previous meets, but Carlisle won this game 23-15. More: http://s.si.edu/hniZf / Photo by Edgar W. Mix
Harvard vs. Carlisle football game on November 9, 1907. A time when helmets resembled aviator caps. Forward passes had been legal for less than a year, and Carlisle made use of them. Harvard had won the 10 previous meets, but Carlisle won this game 23-15. More: s.si.edu/hniZf / Photo by Edgar W. Mix
National Air, Helmets Resemble, Aviators Cap, Football Games, Harvard Universe, Forward Pass, Carlisle Won, Indian Schools, Carlisle Football
"Maybe It's Love" sheet music, 1938. Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, ca. 1790-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
American History, American Sheet, Sam Devinc, Sheet Music, National Museums, Devinc Collection, Archives Center, Illustration American
St. Paul Normal Industrial School Football Team c. 1930. Click for more historic photos of high school and college football teams
Historical Photos, Industrial, Collection Including, Colleges Football, Collection Search, Football Team, College Football, Including Photographers, High Schools
Steelers fans, a Rose Bowl football from the team's winning game in 1980. #MuseumSuperBowl
Bowls Football, Rose Bowls, Smithsonian Institution, Bowls Xiv, 1980 S, Sports, Super Bowls, Smithsonian Snapshot, Ready
Football jersey from "Roger the Dodger," U.S. Naval Academy, winner of the 1963 Heisman Trophy. In eleven seasons as Cowboys quarterback, Staubach took his team to two Super Bowl championships, in 1972 and 1978.
Five Ways to Cook With Beer — Super Bowl Style from Smithsonian Magazine's Food & Think Blog
Smithsonian Magazines, Fresh Herbs, Beerif Brew, Advertisement, Magazines Food, Super Bowls, Bowls Style, Cooking, Blog
"Score One for Roosevelt" How Teddy Roosevelt helped save football by making the sport safer for players
History Courses, Teddy Roosevelt, History Articles, Roosevelt Legacy, Football Articles, History Geek, Historical Happy, History Nerd, Teddy Fans
Abstracted football player "Gridiron" Carl Holty 1943-4
Players Gridiron, Art Museum, Football Players, Abstract Art, Abstract Football, Art Design, Art Btw, Carl Holti, Art Attack
"Roll On, Tulane (The Olive and Blue)" sheet music, 1925 #museumsuperbowl
Yay Grad, Rolls Waves, North America, 1925 Museumsuperbowl, Sheet Music, Grad Schools
1909 sheet music for "Harvardiana" #museumsuperbowl
Social Network, Dust Jackets, American History, Sheet Music, National Museums, Univers Student, Book Jackets, Dust Covers, Shared News
"Down the Field" sheet music from 1904 #museumsuperbowl