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Kellogg, Louise Phelps, d. 1942 ""On Wisconsin"--the football song"


"On Wisconsin" -- The Football Song: This short essay describes how William T. Purdy and Carl Beck wrote the words and music in 1909 while living in Chicago, and distributed printed copies of the song at homecoming in Madison a few weeks later. It quotes accounts of the song's immediate acceptance by fans and provides alternate versions of the lyrics. (4 pages)

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Citation: Kellogg, Louise Phelps, d. 1942 ""On Wisconsin"--the football song" Wisconsin Magazine Of History. Volume: 21 /Issue: 1 (1937-1938)

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