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Accession #MC2011/214
TopicFootball Team, 1939, Lieberum, Don: Photograph,
KeywordsAthletics, Sports,
TitleFort Wayne Football Players, 1939
SubtitleLieberum, Don "Hank" #83
LocationPhotograph File Folder Section in Order of Accession Number
CitationFort Wayne Football Players, 1939, MC2011/214, Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessResearchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
ProvenanceArchives' Sports Pictures, Photo Box 10
Scope and Content

1. One photograph with identifications on verso.

2.  Information collected by Library Director, Rob Gratz, about the All-state quarterback Don "Hank" Lieberum, #83.

3.  Copies of two articles from the New York Times, 1939.

Date of AccessionUnknown
Bio History Note

A grouping of players, all from Fort Wayner on the 1939 football team.  The team finished 7-1 and was the highest scoring team in the nation.*  All-state quarterback Don "Hank" Lieberum, #83 in the picture, finished THIRD in the nation's scoring, after Tom Harmon of Michigan.  The team was also led by kicker Bob Brandon, halfbacks Bill Milliner and Glenn Kistler, and all-state guard, Gerald "Bull Detrick."   Rob Gratz





*"...highest scoring team in the nation" is quoted from the Aurora but this information has not been confirmed.

Archivist NoteDesription prepared 38 September 2011 by Jeanine M. Wine.

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