"Some Reminiscences: The Sports and Games in Vogue in Early Days at Villanova" in the History of Athletics: Villanova College (1923)

Title

"Some Reminiscences: The Sports and Games in Vogue in Early Days at Villanova" in the History of Athletics: Villanova College (1923)

Description

This book is a compilation of essays describing extracurricular activities at Villanova in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The essay written by Fr. Thomas C. Middleton, "Some Reminiscences: The Sports and Games in Vogue in Early Days at Villanova," describes younger students visiting William and Julia's shop to purchase snacks and sweets on pages 9 and 10.

Creator

Thomas C. Middleton, O.S.A.

Date

1923

Publisher

Philadelphia: The Jensen Press

Language

English

Type

Book

Text

"Under the care of a Father, who for many of them was their teacher also, they were led, according to invariable custom, to a restaurant, though it was not so styled, about a mile away, where a highly respectable couple, colored people of the name of Moulden, kept a little shop for the sale of cakes, candies, ice cream, oysters, etc. Thence, after leisurely refreshing their wearied spirits with the above list of dainties, the juniors would wend their way more or less joyfully homeward."

"Pot ball was played at Mt. Miseryā€¯

Collection

Citation

Thomas C. Middleton, O.S.A., “"Some Reminiscences: The Sports and Games in Vogue in Early Days at Villanova" in the History of Athletics: Villanova College (1923),” The Rooted Project , accessed February 5, 2023, https://rootedproject.org/items/show/5.

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