Vintage Sports
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1909 Cornell v. U. of Chicago Real Photo Postcards RPPC
Photos by Troy-Keith (J.P Troy).  Earliest Cornell Football RPPCs that I have come across.
Part of scrapbook of Karl W. Gass, '12, member of varsity Football team.  Also includes photo of A.F. Tydeman, '10, Captain.
John P. Troy
J.P. Troy was the official Cornell University photographer from 1900 - 1928.
Photos of events, campus views and athletics appeared in every Cornell publication from yearbooks to calendars.
Troy was an iconic fixture at Cornell for over a quarter century. When he retired in 1928 his studio had over 20,000 negatives.

Troy would take pictures at the football games each Saturday, and make the Post Cards available for sale to the students each Monday following the game.
His pictures of games would also appear in the yearbook, calendars and many other publications.
Below is an example of a 1923 football program advertising his RPPCs.
Fake Punt by L.D. Simson, '11.
Touchdown by Stewart "Stewy" Robb, '11.
Cornell v. Willams, '23, RPPC
An add for J.P. Troy from the 1923 Cornell/Williams game program, advertising "Pictures and Postcards of this Game will be on sale on Monday".  
Below is the
actual RPPC from this game that was sold by Troy at the Co-Op.
Cornell v. Columbia, '22.
The below photo of Cornell v. Columbia (56  - 0) appeared in the Williams Program and the yearbook in '22.
Note: in this game Lou Gehrig played for Columbia)
Other John P. Troy RPPCs

1922 - Cornell/Dartmouth
1916 - Cornell/Michigan
1916 - Cornell/Michigan
1923 - Cornell/Colgate
Click to view Full Page Troy-Keith add in
Cornell Daily Sun for their Annual Calendar.