Vol. 2 No.1

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The classic photo of the Horsemen.
Don Miller, Elmer Layden, Jim Crowley, Harry Stuhldreher

Reflections will feature excerpts from books with stories and memoirs about Notre Dame.

George Strickler tells his own story of how the legend of the Four Horseman was born. This chapter is excerpted from Jerome Holtzman's terrific book, No Cheering in the Press Box.

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Irish Legends will feature monthly excerpts from Out of Bounds, the anecdotal history of Notre Dame football. They are reprinted here with the permission of authors Larry Weaver and Mike Bonifer.

Larry and Mike bring you more great anecdotes, this time about our famous quartet.

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Shenanigans will feature humorous stories from the gridiron and campus.

Jim Crowley was the comic laureate of the Four Horsemen. He had wonderful speaking voice, expert timing and delivery and a large repetoire of stories. Here are some of my favorites about Jim and the other Horsemen.

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Campus Life will feature inspirational stories from the past and present about the spirit of the Notre Dame community.

The following is an nostlogic look at a Notre Dame football weekend, circa 1950. It is excerpted from Richard Sullivan's book Notre Dame. Mr. Sullivan was a nationally known novelist and short-story writer who graduated from Notre Dame in 1930. For years he was a beloved professor of English at the University.

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Letters from the Notre Dame family. We welcome you to send letters about your experiences and reminiscences about Notre Dame. If you would like to contribute a story for any of the headings on this page please use the email link letters@irishlegends.com for your submission.

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To view previous volumes of Reflections From The Dome select the desired volumes from below:

Vol.1 No. 1 September 1998

Vol.1 No. 2 October 1998

Vol.1 No. 3 November 1998

Vol.1 No. 4 January 1999

Vol.1 No. 5 March 1999

Vol.1 No. 6 May 1999

Vol.1 No. 7 July 1999

Vol.1 No. 8 August 1999