OHS in the News

Archaeology Curator Brad Lepper’s Latest Column in the Columbus Dispatch
Ancient Earthworks Share Similarities

OHS Collections Were Featured in a Story about Early Football
History of Pro Football in Ohio

Some of the collections used by 10TV for their football story include:

Group portrait of the Columbus Panhandles football team in 1907. The Panhandles were one of the first professional football teams to join the American Professional Football Association, later renamed the National Football League, when it formed in 1920. They operated as a professional football franchise from 1920-1922, then again from 1923-1926.

Group portrait of the Columbus Panhandles football team in 1907. The Panhandles were one of the first professional football teams to join the American Professional Football Association, later renamed the National Football League, when it formed in 1920. They operated as a professional football franchise from 1920-1922, then again 1923-1926.

*Columbus Dispatch Collection, call number P 245
*Allen J. “Spike” Drugan Collection, call number AV 58
*Jim Thorpe Collection, call number AV 235
*Professional Football Teams, call number SC 1403
*Columbus Panhandles Football Team photograph, call number OVS 5856
*Homer L. Ruh Photograph Album, call number AV 113

If you are interested in finding more items in OHS collections related to early football, search our Online Collection Catalog.

Have a great Super Bowl weekend!

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