Francis Albert Schmidt scrapbooks, 1911-1922
4 volumes of scrapbooks of TU athletic and other events. At least one volume contains photographs of WWI era soldiers training.
- 1911 - 1922
- Schmidt, Francis (Francis Albert), 1885-1944 (Photographer, Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Francis Albert “Close the Gates of Mercy” Schmidt (December 3, 1885 – September 19, 1944) was football coach at Henry Kendall College from 1915 until 1922 after the College had become the University of Tulsa. He became Head Coach in 1919. After leaving Tulsa, he went onto Arkansas, Texas Christian and Ohio State. At Ohio he won two Big Ten Conference championships and was eventually inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.
Schmidt was an avid photographer, learned from his father, Francis Walter Schmidt, a professional photographer.
2 Linear Feet (4 boxed scrap books) : B&W photogaphs.
Language of Materials
Collection shelved on 3rd floor.
- African Americans -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa
- Race riots -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa -- Photographs.
- Race riots -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa.
- Riots -- Oklahoma -- Tulsa.
- Tulsa (Okla.) -- History
- Tulsa (Okla.) -- Race Relations
- Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 Archive
- University of Tulsa -- History
- University of Tulsa -- Sports
- World War I Collection
- World War, 1914-1918 -- Photographs.
- World War, 1914-1918.
- Francis Albert Schmidt scrapbooks, 1911-1922
- In Progress
- Carlson, I. Marc
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