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Ralph Gower Photograph Collection

Identifier: Ms Coll. 084

Scope and Content

The collection consists of photographs taken by Ralph Gower, a University of Florida student in the mid 1920s. The photographs depict the annual flag fight between the freshman and sophomore classes, the 1924 homecoming, football players, the student military companies, a dormitory room, and general views of the campus. Edgar Jones and Ark Newton are among the football players shown. Also depicted is a bear cub that was a dormitory mascot.


  • Creation: Circa 1925



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0.01 Linear feet (28 photographs)

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Photographs taken by Ralph Gower, a University of Florida student in the mid 1920s.

Physical Location

University of Florida Smathers Library Building

Acquisition Information

Gift of Anne Stone, daughter of Ralph Gower.

Alternative Form of Material

Images from the Gower collection have been reproduced digitally, and are available as part of the University of Florida Digital Collections (UFDC). Please read the Permissions for Use statement for information on copyright, fair use, and use of UFDC digital objects.

A Guide to the Ralph Gower Photograph Collection
Finding aid created by Dept. Staff
June 2010
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Description is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida Repository

George A. Smathers Libraries
PO Box 117005
Gainesville Florida 32611-7005 United States of America