There’s a lot of great Husker memorabilia out there. Husker Attic is how we’ve showcased those vintage finds in every issue of Hail Varsity since our very first one. In the weeks ahead we’re sharing some of those gems online for the first time. Brought to you by Husker Army Presents 2020 Husker Collectible and Autograph Show.
1930 UNL PICTURE POSTCARD
The 1930 postcard, produced by the Lincoln News Agency includes an "AEROPLANE VIEW OF UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA, LINCOLN, NEB." campus.
>>The postcard could be mailed for 1 cent. In January of 1952, the cost of mailing a postcard increased to 2 cents.
>>Memorial Stadium was built in 1923. The NU Coliseum opened three years later and was home to Husker men's basketball until 1977.
>>D.X. Bibble was in his second year as Nebraska's head football coach in 1930. Charles T. Black was the basketball coach.
>>Bible's 1930 team was 4-3-1, the worst of his eight seasons. His teams won six Big Six championships and his record was a combined 50-15-7 (.743).
>>Black coached six seasons, his first 1926–27. His teams were a combined 51-57.
The 2020 Husker Collectible and Autograph Show, presented by Husker Army, has been postponed from its original April date. Stay up to date on the new day and time by visiting the Husker Army Facebook page.
Mike is in his 40th year covering Husker athletics, after seven years of community-college teaching. He has written and edited a dozen books, all on Nebraska football except one, a brief history of Husker basketball. He previously wrote for the Lincoln Journal and Star and Huskers Illustrated. He enjoys music, from the Grateful Dead and Jack Johnson to Van Morrison, Bob Wills, Glenn Miller and pretty much anyone else.