Shenandoah County Library Archives

Shenandoah County Library Digital Archives

1911 MMA Football Team

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Dublin Core

Title

1911 MMA Football Team

Subject

Massanutten Military Academy (Woodstock, Shenandoah County, Va)
Military academies - Virginia - Woodstock
Military education - Virginia - Woodstock
Cadets - Virginia - Woodstock
Football players - Virginia - Woodstock
Bentley, James Bruce (1888-1962)
Walker, Ripley S. (1892-1957)

Description

Team photograph of the 1911 Football players representing Massanutten Military Academy. Image was taken on the steps of one of the campus building.

This is a reproduction photograph of an earlier Morrison image of the team.

Coach James Bruce (J.B.) Bentley is pictured on the far right, seated on the banister with a "D" sweater."

Ripley S. Walker is identified in the middle row, far right. Walker was a cadet at Massanutten Academy. He graduated in 1912, attended Washington & Lee University, and then settled in Shenandoah County.

Charles Roller appears on the front row, second from left.

"Lem Doc Crickenberger is pictured on the back row, far left.

All other individuals are unidentified.

Creator

Morrison Studio

Source

Morrison Studio Collection - Shenandoah County Historical Society

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

1911

Contributor

Ripley S. Walker was identified by Charles Middleton, and indirect descendant, in 2024.
James Bruce Bentley was identified by library staff in 2024 based on Massanutten Academy's 1911-1912 catalog.
Charles Roller and Lem Crickenberger identification is based on a 1912 photograph of the football team held in the Ron Roller digital collection.

Rights

IN COPYRIGHT - NON-COMMERCIAL USE PERMITTED

Relation

The 1911 Massanutten Academy Football team is the subject of Morrison Studio Collection images 003675 and 004261.
James Bruce (J.B.) Bentley appears in Morrison Studio Collection images 003675 and 004261.
Ripley S. Walker appears in Morrison Studio Collection images 003675 and 004261.

Identifier

003675

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Glass Negatives

Citation

Morrison Studio, “1911 MMA Football Team,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed June 16, 2024, https://archives.countylib.org/items/show/30980.

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