Hall of Fame Slater Football

Hall of Fame Slater Football

Iowa football player Frederick “Duke” Slater poses for a photo in 1921. Slater was the NFL’s first African-American lineman, and often the onl…

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CLINTON – The third annual Clinton High School Alumni Hall of Honor Class was inducted with a ceremony Friday at the Vernon Cook Theatre.

Walk of Fame induction, Dina White speaks

Walk of Fame induction, Dina White speaks

In this September file photo, Dina White remembers her well-known cousin, Walk of Fame inductee Duke Slater, a National Football League Hall o…

Walk of Fame induction, Dina White speaks

Walk of Fame induction, Dina White speaks

Dina White talks about her famous cousin, Duke Slater, during the Clinton County Walk of Fame induction ceremony Sunday at Eagle Point Lodge.

Hall of Fame Slater Football

Hall of Fame Slater Football

Judge Fred W. “Duke” Slater, seated, of University of Iowa’s undefeated football team of 1921, huddles with former teammates at a luncheon hon…

1913 photo of the Clinton High School football

1913 photo of the Clinton High School football

This 1913 photo of the Clinton High School football team includes Frederick “Duke” Slater, fifth from left.

Frederick "Duke" Slater

Frederick "Duke" Slater

Frederick “Duke” Slater played football for Clinton High School from 1913-1915 and for the University of Iowa from 1918 to 1921. He was a firs…

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CLINTON — When Gary Lueders signed on to be Clinton High School athletic director, one major vision was to establish a sports hall of fame.

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CLINTON — A one-of-a-kind celebration is planned for Friday night at Coan Field.

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IOWA CITY — Duke Slater, Nile Kinnick, Calvin Jones and Alex Karras are among nine past Iowa football stars who will be inducted into the new …

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