University of Maryland, College Park -- Sports
Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Joe F. Blair, known widely as "Joe Blair," served as the University of Maryland sports information director from 1950 until 1962, as well as the football publicist from 1988 until his death in November 1995. This collection primarily consists of photographs of the football program from the 1950s, including the "Queen's Game" in 1957. This collection also contains a small portion of photographs related to University of Maryland basketball. A preliminary inventory is available and can be found in...
Overview Alfred "Al" Danegger began taking photographs at the University of Maryland as a freshman in 1942, and after serving as a combat photographer during World War II, he returned to work at the university part-time, graduating in 1950. That year, he was asked by President Harry Clifton "Curley" Byrd to create and manage the University Photographic Service. In that role, he captured major campus events and documented a gamut of routine activities. Danegger also served on the...
Overview Philip Geraci, a 1952 University of Maryland alumnus, taught news photography courses in the College of Journalism. This collection consists primarily of pictures taken by students and submitted for course work in the 1960s and 1970s. They document a wide range of on- and off-campus activities and scenes. Of particular interest are images of sporting events, student protests, campus buildings and scenes, and Commencement. A preliminary inventory for these materials is available in the...