Springfield Men at the Olympic Games
- Springfield Men at the Olympic Games
Lantern slide of Springfield College alumni at the Olympic Games. The photograph was probably taken in the 1920s and was used in a promotional brochure published and produced by the International Young Men's Christian Association College, Springfield, Massachusetts entitled "Building Builders of Men", copyright 1926. The slide is labeled the International Idea and features YMCA Training School and YMCA College (now Springfield College) alumni. Depicted in the image are (upper row) Julio Rodriquez [Rodriguez] (Class of 1920), director of physical education for Uruguay; Enrique Aquirre [Aguirre] (Class of 1915), director of the Mexican Olympic track team; Fred Dickens (Class of 1914), trainer of the Argentine and Chilean Olympic track teams; Alexander, trainer of the Estonian Olympic team; Jess Hopkins (Class of 1910), Continental physical director for South America; Harry C. Buck (undergraduate class of 1910 and graduate class of 1917), founder of the YMCA College of Physical Education; Samuel Ybargoyen (Class of 1926), Association director at Turin, Italy; Guido Graziani (Class of 1922), director of Physical education at Rome; Man Fai Hui (Class of 1924), physical educator in Chinese government schools; Floyd Brown (Class of 1917), National director of the Y. M. C. A. for Japan. In the lower row are Louis Schroeder (Class of 1912), member of the French Olympic committee and trainer of the French Olympic teams; Edgar Robinson (Class of 1901) and Albert Chesley (Class of 1900), boys' work directors of International Y. M. C. A.; John Cook (Class of 1889), former metropolitan secretary in Brooklyn; Rudolf Horner (Class of 1894), Associate Secretary of the Association World's Committee, Robert Ross (Class of 1898), physical director at Riga; George Goss (Class of 1913), senior secretary of physical education for Europe.
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- Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
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- Lantern Slide Collection
International Young Men's Christian Association College
International Young Men's Christian Association Training School (Springfield, Mass.)
Springfield College--Alumni and alumnae
Robinson, Edgar Munroe, (1867-1951)
Rodriguez, Julio J.
Aguirre, Enrique C.
Dickens, Fred W.
Hopkins, Jess T.
Buck, Harry C.
Ybargoyen, Samuel G.
Hui, Man Fai (Class of 1924)
Brown, Floyd L.
Schroeder, Louis C.
Chesley, Albert M.
Cook, John W.
Ross, Robert S.
Goss, George E.
Massachusetts > Hampden (county) > Springfield
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The title of the slide reads "THE INTERNATIONAL MEN". This slide is number 109 of a numbered collection.