Rockne of Ages offers a new perspective and unique portrait of Notre Dame’s greatest coach.
Featured below: Historical photos documenting Knute Rockne’s life and career highlights. Scroll down to learn more.
The dapper Notre Dame legend was also the face of Studebaker automobiles.
Rockne the coach in a practice session sweatshirt.
Rockne wearing baseball pants during football practice at Cartier Field.
Knute Rockne draw up plays on the chalkboard with assistant coach Hartley “Hunk” Anderson. Anderson was named Notre Dame head coach after Rockne died… CREDIT: International Chicago
The 1920 Notre Dame Fighting Irish backfield: (from left) George Gipp, Chet Wynne, Johnnie Mohardt.
The Four Horsemen: (from left) Don Miller, Harry Stuhldreher, James Crowley, Elmer Layden…CREDIT: Associated Press Photo.
Knute and Bonnie Rockne in a happy moment.
Former Notre Dame start fullback Joe Savoldi with his wife, Daisy, at their home in Santa Monica, California. After graduating from Notre Dame, Savoldi went on to become a professional wrestler… CREDIT: ACME Photo
The airplane wreckage
The flag flies at half-mast in Soldier Field, Chicago, on April 1, 1931, the day after Knute Rockne lost his life in a plane crash… CREDIT: International Chicago
Al Capone is all smiles after being arraigned in Chicago Municipal Court on a charge of being a “Common Vagrant.” This photo was shot while Capone was under a federal sentence of six months for contempt of court while awaiting trial on income tax charges.
Frankie Foster, the Capone crew member who purchased the weapon used in the murder of Chicago Tribune reporter Jake Lingle, hides his face behind a newspaper in the back seat of a car from photographers in Santa Fe, N.M., while being transported by police from Los Angeles to Chicago…. CREDIT: International Chicago
Al Capone hitman Leo Brothers, (far right), surrounded by prosecutors and attorneys on his defense team on March 16, 1931, the opening day of the Jake Lingle murder trial in Chicago. A jury convicted Brothers of murdering the Chicago Tribune reporter in a downtown Chicago subway station… CREDIT: ACME Photo
Navy buglers atop the stadium roof in Baltimore blowing taps in memory of the fallen Notre Dame coach while Middies in the stands spell out the name “Knute Rockne” during the Notre Dame-Navy game on Nov. 14, 1931… CREDIT: ACME Photo
The cover of “UNCENSORED! Truth About Rockne’s Strange Death!” published in May 1931, the first published document to raise questions about the cause of the Rockne plane crash.
The Knute Rockne Memorial statue.