Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Men's Gymnasium showing the first glass backboards

image number:

P0028064

description:

The importance of this image lies in the fact that it shows the first glass backboards to ever be used anywhere in the world. Information about these backboards can be found in the IU Archives reference files.

This image scanned from page 38 of the 1917 Arbutus yearbook. This image also appears in the Eighth Annual High School Baskeball Tournament program of March 15-16, 1918 and held at Indiana University. It also appears on page 94 of the 1918 Arbutus yearbook.

date taken:

1916 or 1917

building name:

Men's Gymnasium (1917)

building name:

Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (HPER)

topic:

Basketball

topic:

Gymnasiums

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Buildings & Grounds