Illinois Homecoming cap or beanie, made for and worn at the first college homecoming in 1910. A Holy Grail of Illinois Homecoming memorabilia.
Hang It On
U of I
Oct 15 1910
Stern Bothers Clothiers
Also inside the cap are the names of students and alumni that inked their name or nicknames such as H.Leo, Bill Lee ’11, Percy ’10, F. Howard ’10, Rube ’13, Dick Graham, Dutch ’10, Penne ’10 and others.
For an interesting related site visit: http://library.osu.edu/projects/beanies/illinois/index.html and click on the individual beanies at the top of the page..