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title:

Nurre glass basketball backboards advertisement

image number:

P0020832

description:

The Nurre Company of Bloomington, Indiana built the first glass backboards and installed them in what was then known as the Men's Gymnasium and is now (2012) the oldest building in the HPER complex (the building on the southwest corner nearest the Union Building).

This image scanned from the full-page advertisement on page 6 of the March 18, 1924 issue of The Indiana Daily Student.

date taken:

1924 March 18

corporate name:

Nurre Companies, Inc., The

corporate name:

Nurre Mirror Plate Company, The

topic:

Basketball

topic:

Glass industry

topic:

Sporting goods

topic:

Baskets

topic:

Nets

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups

subseries:

Basketball