Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

IU cannon (known as "Big Red") at football game vs. Wisconsin

image number:

P0047290

description:

It is unclear when the use of a cannon at IU football games first began or ended, but it is thought that the use ended around 2001.

In 2013 the IU Army ROTC in conjunction with the IU Athletic Department purchased a cannon to again be used at home football games.

date taken:

1981 November 7

film code:

Kodak Safety Film 5063

photographer studio:

Athletic Department

donor image number:

981-0506.17

accession number:

95/014

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Unknown Individual/s

event name:

Wisconsin

event name:

Parent's Day

topic:

Big Red (cannon)

topic:

Cannons

topic:

Football

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups