Goal blocked for gifted athlete

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Title

Goal blocked for gifted athlete

Creator

Description

Profile of John Thomas "Pomp" Chandler (RC 1937) printed in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News after Chandler's death in 1978. The article discusses Chandler's success as an athlete at Rutgers, especially in lightweight football, and the author compares Chandler to Paul Robeson. The article also notes how Chandler's ambitions in tennis were thwarted by segregation and racial discrimination.

Date

1978-10-29

Publication

Place of publication

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries

Archival collection

Rutgers University Biographical Files: Alumni

Archival location

Box: 286, Folder: Chandler, John [filed with class of 1936]

Citation

Fleming, Jimmie, “Goal blocked for gifted athlete,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed November 26, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/616.