Virginia Union University Football Team, 1916 (photograph)
African Americans -- Recreation
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This black and white photograph is mounted on heavy stock.There is a note written onto the photograph which indicates the studio was Brown in Richmond, Virginia and the year was 1916. The photograph shows Virginia Union University's football team. There is a handwritten note which reads, "8/7/07. 1916. Clarence M. Wood -- Fullback, Standing - fifth from left. Henry Hecules -- Quarterback, on C. M. Woods left. Virginia Union University, 1500 Lombard[y] Street, Richmond, Virginia."There is a typed note which was probably used with an exhibit at some time. The text reads, "16. Photograph of Virginia Union University's football team, 1916. Charles [likely Clarence] M. Wood, of Lexington, pictured on team. Walker-Wood Family Papers, WLU Collection #0294"