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| 1898 ticket for the observation boat “Steamer America” to watch the intercollegiate rowing regatta between
Yale, Harvard and Cornell.
Race took place on June 23nd, 1898, in New London, CT. – won by Cornell.
Major regattas of the era were witnessed by tens of thousands of spectators, and dozens of boats and ships would line the 4
mile course to observe the race. Following the 1898 regatta, Yale after several humiliating losses to Cornell, and failure to beat
them, would refuse to race Cornell again.
|June 15, 1897, Cornell-Harvard-Yale Regatta.
This megaphone was used to cheer Cornell to another victory at this 1897