1903 Trenton High School Football Team


1903 Football Team Poses in Front of Old Trenton High School

What originally caught my eye in this photo was the background, which is the doorway of the second of the three Trenton Central High Schools (the one that stood on the corner of Greenwood and Chestnut). 


Recumbent Team Member

Then my eye went to the two team members lying down across the front of their teammates.  There are a lot of fascinating details throughout this photo and many interesting expressions.

 The hands on the hips of the boy on the left just screamed ‘attitude’ to me.  You can also make out the great quilted


Hands on Hips

pants on this football player.  I know that I’m reading way too much into a simple team photo but all together it’s quite an interesting little gem.



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