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Primary Sources and Picture Books: Hoop Genius by John Coy

1939 Radio Interview with James Naismith

Links to YouTube video of audio interview where James Naismith gives account of his invention of the game of basketball.

[Female students playing basketball, Western High School, Washington, D.C.]

Reference note

Contributor Names: Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952, photographer
Created / Published: [1899?]
Subject Headings: -  Women--Sports--Washington (D.C.)--1890-1900
-  Students--Washington (D.C.)--1890-1900
-  Physical fitness--Washington (D.C.)--1890-1900
-  Basketball--Washington (D.C.)--1890-1900
Notes: -  No. 36.
-  In album: "Western High School."
-  Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: ppmsca 31958 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.31958
cph 3a07926 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a07926

[Male students playing basketball, Western High School, Washington, D.C.]

Reference note

Contributor Names: Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952, photographer
Created / Published: [1899?]
Subject Headings: -  Students--Washington (D.C.)--1890-1900
-  Basketball--Washington (D.C.)--1890-1900
-  Physical fitness--Washington (D.C.)--1890-1900
Notes: -  No. 40.
-  In album: "Western High School."
-  Forms part of: Frances Benjamin Johnston Collection (Library of Congress).
Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id: cph 3a30861 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3a30861

Original Typed Rules for the Game of Basket Ball

The Sun., May 08, 1892, 2, Page 4

The morning call., November 19, 1892, Page 2

Evening star., December 24, 1892, Page 14

Grand Rapids herald., March 05, 1892, Page 7

Early mention of the game being played outside of Massachusetts.

Omaha daily bee., April 24, 1892, Page 7

Topics Page in Chronicling America for Basketball