Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

The 1939 - 1940 basketball team (Indiana University's first NCAA basketball championship team)

image number:

P0020360

description:

This image only shows the members of the 1939-40 team that, due to NCAA rules at that time, were allowed to make the trip to the tournament. For an image of the entire 1939-40 basketball team see image P0042264.

NOTE: See image P0042264 for an image of the entire varsity team.

date taken:

1940 April 22

film code:

Eastman - Safety - Kodak 98

photographer studio:

Athletic Department

photographer studio:

Mitchell

donor image number:

940-1950

accession number:

95/014

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Gridley, Jim

personal name:

Schaefer, Herman

personal name:

Dro, Bob

personal name:

Huffman, Marvin

personal name:

McCreary, Jay

personal name:

Armstrong, Paul Carlyle "Curly"

personal name:

Dorsey, Ralph

personal name:

McCracken, Emmett R. "Branch"

personal name:

Francis, Chet

personal name:

Menke, William

personal name:

Zimmer, Andy

personal name:

Menke, Robert

personal name:

Graham, Ralph

location of individuals:

(Front Row, L to R) Jim Gridley, Herman Schaefer, Bob Dro, Marvin Huffman, Jay McCreary, Curly Armstrong, and Ralph Dorsey.

(Back Row, L to R) Coach Emmett R. "Branch" McCracken, Chet Francis, William Menke, Andy Zimmer, Robert Menke, and Assistant Coach Ralph Graham.

event name:

NCAA Tournament

topic:

Basketball

topic:

Coaches (Athletics)

topic:

Team photo

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups

subseries:

Basketball