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The Four Franks, Bowdoin College, 1885

Contributed by Pejepscot Historical Society

The "Four Franks" of the Bowdoin College crew team, clockwise from lower left are Frank Brown, Frank Davis, Frank Alexander and Frank Whittier.

Frank Whittier was captain of the four-man varsity crew team for Bowdoin College in his senior year. The team won at the intercollegiate regatta at Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1885, defeating Cornell, the University of Pennsylvania and Brown University.

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  • Title: The Four Franks, Bowdoin College, 1885
  • Creation Date: 1885
  • Subject Date: 1885
  • Local Name: Bowdoin College
  • Town: Brunswick
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph, print
  • Dimensions: 8.5 cm x 5.5 cm
  • Local Code: Skolfield-Whittier House
  • Collection: Skolfield-Whittier Collection
  • Object Type: Image

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Pejepscot Historical Society
159 Park Row, Brunswick, ME 04011
(207) 729-6606
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