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Memory Cards

In the upcoming October issue of Iowa Alumni Magazine, a reader reminisces about an almost-forgotten aspect of Hawkeye football history—the card section.

As Rick Johnsten recalls from his time at the UI in the 1950s, a section of the crowd at football games used colored flip cards with numbers, letters, or symbols to spell out enormous messages like “Go, Hawks!” “We…

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