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Ade Schwammel Collection, 1931-2005

The Ironmen, 1933. The Oregon State College football team earned national recognition as the "Ironmen" after playing University of Southern California to a 0-0 tie without making any substitutions. Schwammel is seen kneeling, second from the left

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MSS Schwammel

Ad Schwammel was an Oregon State College student and football player from 1930-1934 and was chosen as an All-American at tackle for the 1933 season. His papers include photographs, newspaper clippings, a drawing by an Associated Press sports cartoonist, and an embroidered "O" from Schwammel's letterman's jacket, and other items.

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Scope and Content Note


0.6 cubic feet;

Related Papers

Other photographs of the 1933 football team are available in Harriet's Collection and the Football Photographs Collection (P 4). Information about the 1933 season is provided in the 1934 Beaver yearbook, issues of the Oregon State Monthly from the fall of 1933, and the Memorabilia Collection.

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