Creation Date

1902

Decade

1900

Photographer

unknown

Subject

Jacksonville State University -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- Students, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- Basketball, Basketball -- Alabama

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Description

The State Normal School organized its first women's basketball team in 1902. It was divided into two groups, Tumblers and Scramblers. Identified are Mrs. W.B. Merrill standing on the back row, Kate Caldwell and Nell Hopkins seated on the front row (both captains). The original was courtesy of Mrs. W.B. Merrill and appeared in the October 1967 issue of Alumni News.

Date Digitized

August 2017

Names of Persons Pictured

Mrs. W.B. Merrill, Kate Caldwell, Nell Hopkins

Rights

This image is the property of Jacksonville State University and is intended for non-commercial use. Images may be copied for research, teaching, personal, or any fair use as defined by U.S. copyright law. Images may not be altered in any way. Users of these images are asked to acknowledge Jacksonville State University. For questions or further information about usage rights, please contact the Library’s Electronic Resources Department at (256) 782-8195.

Location

The original printed photograph is housed in the Houston Cole Library Alabama Gallery, Box 1, Item 52.

Identifier

http://jsucollections.jsu.edu:9000/rpc/cat/Imaging/photocollection/psp/psp1900/psp1900_1/PSP1900basketball_00052.tif

Technical Metadata

Archival images are tiffs scanned from the original material at 575 dpi. The file name is PSP1900basketball_00052.tif; file size is 9.9 MB. Original image is 5 by 7 on glossy photographic paper

Keywords

Jacksonville State University -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- History, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- Students, State Normal School (Jacksonville, Ala.) -- Basketball, Basketball -- Alabama

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