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Worthington High School Girls' Basketball Team from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Worthington High School Girls' Basketball Team. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created around 1925-1926.
This is the Worthington High School girls' basketball team for the 1925-1926 school year and their coach. The girls are outfitted in traditional uniforms with bloomers, knee socks and hightop shoes. Seated from left to right, first row, Grace Griswold, Rhea Beard, Ila Dean (captain), Mildred Keys (manager), Bertha Dean, Millicent Williams; second row, Ruth Harding, Edith Lewis, Margaret Claar, James Stolzenbach (coach), Ruth Potter, Ruth Wellman.
Basketball was invented by James Naismith, a Canadian, in 1891in Massachusetts. Soccer balls were used to play the game until larger balls were introduced in 1894. The game was immediately popular, especially for women, and was widely adopted as a scholastic sport. It debuted as an Olympic sport in 1936.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 94-G-128. The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0342.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 94-G-128.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0342.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on March 6, 2002. It was last updated November 17, 2017.