Howard-Harvard Football

Historic Howard vs. Harvard football in photos

In Cambridge, Massachusetts, it was first gridiron meeting between the universities

On this historic October afternoon in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Harvard and Howard universities met at Harvard Stadium in the first football game between the teams in the schools’ history. Harvard came away with a 62-17 victory, yet the day was filled with more than football, as the players and bands prepared and fans gathered, photographer Adam Glanzman captured it all.

The Harvard University marching band enters the Harvard athletic facilities after walking through the streets of Cambridge before the game between the Harvard Crimson and the Howard University Bison.

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Howard band members get ready to perform at the game against Harvard.

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The Harvard marching band walks through the streets of Cambridge toward Harvard Coliseum before the game versus Howard.

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A detailed view of a sheet of music as the Harvard marching band walks through the streets of Cambridge toward Harvard Coliseum.

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Howard band members walk around the coliseum for practice before a game against Harvard.

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Howard band members practice before the game against Harvard in Cambridge.

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Howard dancers practice before the game.

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Members of the Howard marching band prepare their uniforms before the game.

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Howard players leave their locker room and head to the field before they take on Harvard.

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The Harvard Crimson wait in the tunnel before entering the field before the game against Howard.

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A fan looks on during the game between the teams at Harvard Coliseum.

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A member of the Howard marching band performs during the game at Harvard Coliseum.

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The Howard marching band performs during the game.

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A ground-level view of the Harvard football field during the Harvard-Howard game.

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A Howard band member’s hat in the stands at the Harvard Coliseum.

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The Harvard and Howard players congratulate each other on the field after the game.

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The Harvard Crimson celebrate in the locker room after their victory over Howard.

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