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Williams Album 0 : p. 55
Calumet Public School Library

Gipp, George, 1895-1920



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Newspaper clippings in memory of George Gipp (1916, 1935). Page is hand numbered ""55"". -- Article recalls Gipp's deeds and contributions. Gipp, son of Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Gipp, attended Calumet high school, went to Notre Dame with three other Calumet athletes, Heartley Anderson, O. J. Larson, Percy Wilcox. Laid in state at Armory, buried in Lakeview cemetery. -- On George Gipp Memorial Park at corner of Lake Linden Avenue and Tamarack Street, land gift of Laurium Commercial Club. Memorial is rock fountain fifteen feet high, with bronze plaque, with photo of Gipp. -- Aug. 8, 1935 - Dedication for Gipp memorial announced by John Hamar. Ball game with teams from former Aristocrats team with James O'Brien and Joseph Swetish. Innvocation by Rev. Norman Woon, of Calumet Congregrational church , speakers W. Kenneth Galbraith, Mrs. Matt Gipp, Joseph Wills. -- 1916 - George Gipp of Laurium member of Notre Dame College freshman football team makes longest drop kick on record. -- 1935 - Article on George Gipp Memorial, gift of the Laurium Commercial club. -- 1916 - George Gipp, Laurium at Notre Dame college continues to win fame on gridiron. - George Gipp has returned from Notre Dame to spend holidays in Laurium.

Williams Album 0 : p. 55

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