Clubs & Recreation
Chute at Buffalo Athletic Field , c. 1897
Caption: "Chute the Chutes at Buffalo Athletic Field, Main Street and Jefferson Avenues in 1897. St. Vincent's R.C. Church and school and Providence Retreat are in the background."
Source: Kathy Snow
Ice Skating at Humboldt Park, 1962.
Photo courtesy of Rich Schweigler.
Sign Artists Bowling League, c. 1914
Caption from a Buffalo News photo: "Bowlers in the Sign Artists Bowling League are shown at the Wm. Tenjost Alleys at Genesee and Jefferson in 1914. On floor is Dave Bisgier. Front row, from left: First unidentified, Wm. Schneider, unidentified, Charles Kreiss Sr., unidentified, J. Marska, Wm. Neil. Second row: Wm. Brown, Irving Jetter, Frank Dorn, Ed Kreiss Sr., H. Wm. Pollack, Wm. Dorbecker, Charles Kreiss Jr. Top row: Wm. Vallee, John Ross, Louis Pollack, Herbie Schwabl. The photo is from Jim Koffas, 96 Mayfair, Williamsville."
Source: Ted Hull.
1901 G.Y.M.C.A. (Buffalo) baseball team
Written on the back of the photo:|
Photo of team of 1901. Won 28 games. Lost 3.
L. Kraemer - Mgr.
W. Kraemer - 1st Base
E. Kraemer - C.F.
B. Neubauer - P.
J. Schmitt - C. (Darcy's grandfather, middle row, 2nd from the right)
N. Miller - S.S.
J. Dossinger - 3 B
C. Stengel - 2 B
J. Brenner - R.F.
K. Rheinhold - L.F.
J. Trautman .... only 3 games
1903 Buffalo Germans Basketball Team
Clockwise from the bottom: George Redlein, YMCA director Bradstreet; Al
Manweiler; Ed Miller; Charles Monahan; William Rohde: Allie Heerdt.
See also this other photograph of the team, with more people and more names, from 1904, when they won the Olympic Games title in St. Louis; the team was also accepted for entry into the Founders' Hall of the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Last updated: 29 May 2005