The James Harry Cowan photograph scrapbook is a unique document, and uniquely presented. Each page contains multiple photographs of student life at UA — especially athletics — about a hundred years ago. In Acumen, when you click on the thumbnail for each page, it opens into its own browser window. That way you can see each of the photographs individually and up close, as well as the page as a whole.
Yep, that’s Woods Hall in the background of that last image. Did you know the Woods Quad was a common gathering place before games?
Below, the bottom right image shows the other Quad, adjacent to the athletic grounds.
But who are those “Rats” in the other picture? You can get a closer look…