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Sports and Recreation - Football - 1911

Manners and Customs, Recreation, Sports, Ball Games, Football, Persons, Ethnology, Ethnic Groups Here is the much famed and renowned Quincy One and All Football Team, the champions of the Upper Peninsula in 1911, two years before the eventful Copper Country strike. Featuring all Cousin Jacks, according to Bill Towsey of Hancock, a native of Cornwall himself, the unit at varied times had as many as five mining captains in its makeup. FROM LEFT, UPPER: F. Osborne, Captain C. Kenall, T. Crocker, A. Marshall, A Murtaugh and Captain T. Maunders. SECOND ROW: W. Commons, Captain Jacobs, C. Gilbert, S. Whale, T. Prout and Captain W. Sampson. THIRD ROW: W. Mead, R. Allen, C. Roberts, H. Hancock, T. Nicholls and P. Hoare. The photo was the product of the Hancock Furniture Co. of 123 Quincy St., Hancock. [Studio portrait of the team. See comment section for more information.]

Scanned: February 12, 2009