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Schommer, John

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Armour Institute Administration and Illinois Institute of Technology Incorporation collection, 1919-1972

 Collection
Identifier: 002.01.12
Description of the Collection

The bulk of the collection consisits of materials, many mimeographic and photostatic copies, related to the founding of Armour Institute and IIT.

Dates: 1919-1972; Majority of material found within 1919-1940

Armour Institute film, 1936-1989

 Collection
Identifier: 002.07.03
Description of the Collection Black and white film footage of Armour Institute circa 1936-1939. Primarily shows outdoor events, such as sports and games, in connection with the fraternities' annual Circus Day and Junior Week activities. Shows trophy and banners being awarded and defeated team members being "pantsed." The film also includes some interior scenes of labs and science activities. Brief views of staff, such as President Willard Hotchkiss, Dean Henry Heald, and John Schommer, trustees, and others. Exterior...
Dates: 1936-1989; Majority of material found within 1936-1939

Baseball, 1952-1960

 Collection
Identifier: 002.04.12
Description of the Collection

Baseball circa 1952-1960 signed by Sonny Weissman and John Schommer, coach and Director of Athletics at Armour Institute of Technology. The baseball belonged to Eugene Kreml, a 1937 graduate of Armour Institute. Apparently signed for Kreml years later as an alumnus. Baseball could not have been signed by Schommer any later than 1960 as he died in January of that year.

Dates: 1952-1960

Harvey T. Woodruff collection, 1907-1931

 Collection
Identifier: 002.04.13
Description of the Collection Cigar box with artifacts related to the Armour Institute of Technology and its Press Club. These artifacts include a postcard, athletic numerals, brass tags, and a newpaper clipping. Some items relate to a 1931 Armour Press Club event at which Chicago Tribune journalist Harvey Woodruff was the guest of honor. The items include: Two "2"s (felt; yellow outlined with black) stapled to a card on which is...
Dates: 1907-1931

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