Albion football team is pictured in 1901

Posted 11 November 2014 at 12:00 am

By Bill Lattin
Orleans County Historian

ALBION – In this picture, taken on the Orleans County Courthouse lawn in November 1901, we see the Albion High School football team.

Kneeling in front, left to right: Unidentified, Arthur Elson, Burr Heady, William Crandall and Jay Brown. Second row, left to right: Walter Radley, Bill Luttenton, Everett Barnum, Frank Vanstone, Homer Brown and Clarence Nesbitt.

Three together at left are Mike Hughes, George Houghton, and Foster Wood. Next three together left to right are Homer Heady, Harry Harding, Fred Vanstone, and Harry Woods, the man in the suit.

The boys are Bud Wilcox and Teddy Vanstone. The man on the sidewalk is unidentified. Members of this football team graduated in the years 1902 to 1906.

Notice four of the men are wearing nose guards.