Ruth McIntosh Collection
This collection contains the cheerleading uniform worn by Ruth McIntosh who in 1939 she became the first female cheerleader at The University of Denver. The newspaper article gives the story of her debut as a cheerleader and the photographs show her in uniform.
- Haug, Donna (Person)
Language of Materials
Materials are primarily in English.
Biographical / Historical
The cheerleading uniform in this collection was worn by Ruth McIntosh who was a student at the University of Denver from 1938-1942. During her sophomore year in 1939 she became the first female cheerleader at DU.
1 Linear Feet (1 flat box, 13 x 17 x 3)
Scope and Contents
This collection contains the first female cheerleading uniform from the University of Denver worn by Ruth McIntosh. It also contains a photocopy of a newspaper article about McIntosh and 2 photographs of her in the uniform.
This collection is arranged into two series: 1. Cheerleading uniform, 1939; 2. Newspaper article and photographs, 1939.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Donna Haug, 2006.
No further accruals are expected.
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