University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, UWM Libraries27 cubic ft. (29 boxes) 41 safety film negativesCollection contains over 600 pieces of original artwork, as well as correspondence and news clippings, of a sports cartoonist for the Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Sentinel newspapers. Many of the original artworks contain drawings of several individuals. Most of the drawings date from the mid 1950s to mid 1970s. Some of the stars portrayed are Hank Aaron, Ernie Banks, Liz Blackbourn, Ty Cobb, Dizzy Dean, Mike Ditka, George Halas, Vince Lombardi, Eddie Mathews, Mickey Mantle, "Red" Schoendienst, Babe Ruth, Warren Spahn, Bart Starr, and Johnny Unitas. Rainovic drew fourteen images of Hank Aaron, more than any other sports star in the collection. Most of Rainovic's team drawings concern the Milwaukee Braves and their opponents. Other sports documented in the collection include auto racing, basketball, bowling, boxing, football, golf, hockey, horse racing, polo, skating, skiing, tennis, and track and field. Most of these sports are represented by less than twenty images. The collection ... MoreContact InformationFinding Aid
Southern Methodist UniversityBlackie Sherrod was a noted Texas sports writer for almost six decades, writing for several newspapers, including both the Dallas Times Herald , and the Dallas Morning News . The Blackie Sherrod papers contain his notes from his sports reporting; letters, mostly from the general public; newspaper clippings on a variety of issues; sports publications from various special events (e.g., official programs from Super Bowl games, golf tournaments, and college bowl games); photos of Sherrod with friends and work associates; several awards that he received; and several newspaper issues covering the end of World War II and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.Contact InformationFinding Aid
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