Hoosier mascots

This photo, taken on April 22, 1899, shows a high school girls' game between Shortridge High School and the Y.W.C.A. in Indianapolis. A hoop and net (without a backboard) can be seen slightly above and to the right of center. The ball handler is to the left. The photo is titled ‘Shortridge High School and Y. W. C. A. girls playing basketball, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1899’ and provided courtesy of IndianaAlbum.com from the Nicolas Horn Collection.

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