Football cleats and helmet, 1948

The leather helmet and football cleats were in use until their replacement between the late 1940s and early 1950 with safety helmets familiar nowadays.  The football gear was received in 1953 from the family of Ronald Spillis who played back and fullback during his time as a Rocket.
Abstract/Description: The leather helmet and football cleats were in use until their replacement between the late 1940s and early 1950 with safety helmets familiar nowadays. The football gear was received in 1953 from the family of Ronald Spillis who played back and fullback during his time as a Rocket.
Subject(s):
University of Toledo
Education and Schools




Toledo, Ohio, United States
1884-2008
Date Created: 1948