University of Kansas - Memorial Stadium
This panorama, taken by James Blakeway, features Memorial Stadium - home to the Kansas Jayhawks football team. Kansas played its first game in Central Park in 1890. Two years later, they moved to McCook Field. In 1921 the Jayhawks moved again into Memorial Stadium, the first college campus stadium built west of the Mississippi River. It is the seventh-oldest college stadium in the nation with capacity at 50,071. It is dedicated to the University of Kansas students who fought and died in World War I. The Jayhawks have appeared in 11 bowl games and won or shared 6 conference titles in its history. Traditionally, fans chant "Rock Chalk, Jayhawk" during games. The University, founded in 1865 in Lawrence, Kansas, educates 29,613 students.