William Travis "Bully" Van de Graaff, 1895 - 1977

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Title

William Travis "Bully" Van de Graaff, 1895 - 1977

Description

William Travis "Bully" Van de Graaff is shown in this photo published in a promotional booklet, "Alabama," about the 1924 University of Alabama football team. Van de Graaff coached the undefeated freshman team after playing for Alabama himself along with his two brothers, Hargrove and Adrian. "Bully" Van de Graaf became Alabama's first All-American player.

After serving in the military, Van de Graaff became coach at Colorado College from 1926 to 1939 and lived in the western United States until he died there in 1977.

Subject

Football coaches

Van de Graaff, William Travis "Bully," 1895 - 1977

University of Alabama

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

Date

1924

Source

Personal Collection of Victor Morris Friedman

Contributor

Betty Slowe (Description)

Type

Photograph

Identifier

840

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph
Date Added
February 22, 2013
Collection
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
Item Type
Still Image
Citation
“William Travis "Bully" Van de Graaff, 1895 - 1977,” Tuscaloosa Area Virtual Museum, accessed July 24, 2014, http://tavm.omeka.net/items/show/840.
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