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Albie Booth, Kneeling
1929
Photographer:Photographed by Unknown
Photography; gelatin silver print on paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 8 x 5 9/16in. (20.3 x 14.1cm) Sheet (height x width): 8 5/8 x 6 3/4in. (21.9 x 17.1cm)
Credit Line: Gift of the Minneapolis Public Library
Description: A young man kneels on the closely cropped grass of a football field. He is wearing a sweatshirt, shoulder pads, trousers that come just below the knee, ankle-length socks, and high leather shoes. The background is out of focus.
Subject Note: Albert J. Booth, Jr., "Albie Booth," was a three-sport captain and football star at Yale from 1929 to 1931. He scored all three touchdowns in the 21-13 upset of Army in 1930.
Inscription: On verso, inscribed in pencil: upper left, "Albie Booth of Yale / 4 col. cut / Mon pm [crossed out]"; center, "1 col 1 col" 1 1/2 col cut / Albie Booth / Yale [crossed out]"; lower right, accession number.
Object Number: 2001.136.11
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