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Football-related artworks and artifacts from across our museums
Super Bowl Science: Are Football Coaches Irrational? | Science | Smithsonian
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Bill Belichick, New England Patriots Head Coach. Photo Credit: Keith Allison
Patriots Head Coach Bill Billichik.
17 People Who Were Fired Before They Became Rich And Famous 11/18 Before being named NFL Coach of the Year, Bill Belichick was kicked to the curb by the Cleveland Browns
"All the Way Choo Choo" sheet music, 1949.
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A true Tar Heel, Charlie "Choo Choo" Justice. "All the Way Choo Choo" sheet music, 1949.
"All the Way Choo Choo" sheet music, 1949. Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, ca. 1790-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
"I Fell Asleep at the Football Game" sheet music from 1935. Did anyone fall asleep when the lights went out?
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I Feel Asleep at the Football Game
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.
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Bell flying belt
Interested in the Bell Rocket Pack? Then check it out at the National Air and Space Museum.
Football type helmet worn by Bernie Caine for human pickup experiments with the Museum's Stinson SR-10 aircraft.
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Football type helmet worn by Bernie Caine at the Museum of Natural History
Super Bowl XVIII, 1984. Redskins vs. Raiders. United Airlines advertising poster. #MuseumSuperBowl
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Now THESE would have been some prime tickets to score! Super Bowl I, in 1967, gets honored on a stamp. #MuseumSuperBowl
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This Goodyear C-49 airship control car flew with the Goodyear blimp over the 1977, 1980, 1983, and 1985 Super Bowls.
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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
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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
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"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.
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The quest for his trophy is ON! #MuseumSuperBowl
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Vince Lombardi Quote
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Green Bay Packers carry head coach Vince Lombardi
St. Paul Normal Industrial School Football Team c. 1930. Click for more historic photos of high school and college football teams
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Steelers fans, a Rose Bowl football from the team's winning game in 1980. #MuseumSuperBowl
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Super Bowl XIV Football, 1980
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.
The evolution of the football's shape
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The evolution of the football's shape- Repinning for the RRD team from 1911 :-)
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The Early History of Football’s Forward Pass
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Carlisle Indian School football squad
Five Ways to Cook With Beer — Super Bowl Style from Smithsonian Magazine's Food & Think Blog
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"Score One for Roosevelt" How Teddy Roosevelt helped save football by making the sport safer for players
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"Score One for Roosevelt," Teddy Roosevelt & football article
“Brutality in Football” was seen as one of a few high-ranking items on Roosevelt’s presidential to-do list“. The sports especially dear to a vigorous and manly nation are always those in which there is a certain slight element of risk,” he wrote in Harper’s Weekly in 1893. “It is mere unmanly folly to try to do away with the sport because the risk exists.” - http://www.PaulFDavis.com/success-speaker (info@PaulFDavis.com)
Abstracted football player "Gridiron" Carl Holty 1943-4
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Carl Holty (1900-1973), Gridiron (1943-44), oil on fiberboard, 91.5 x 122 cm. Collection of Smithsonian American Art Museum...
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"Roll On, Tulane (The Olive and Blue)" sheet music, 1925 #museumsuperbowl
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"Roll On, Tulane (The Olive and Blue)" sheet music, 1925 #museumsuperbowl. Yay grad school!
1909 sheet music for "Harvardiana" #museumsuperbowl
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"Harvardiana" sheet music, 1909. Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, ca. 1790-1980, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
"Down the Field" sheet music from 1904 #museumsuperbowl