Basketball players

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Photograph of the Kansas School for the Deaf 1918-1919 basketball team. Ten young men standing in a line, facing to the left, wearing tall socks, shorts, and sleeveless shirts. A basketball is on the ground in front of the players. The school was established in Olathe in 1866 and provides education, vocational training, and athletics for deaf students in Kansas.

Students are identified as, from left to right: Merrill Peppard, Harold Collier, Charles Metcalf, Joe Paxton, Robert Jackson, Fountain Williams, Nathan Lahn, Archie Grier, David Kreisel, and Joe Weber.

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Photograph of the 1921 Merriam High School girls basketball team. Eight student/players pose on steps in front of a school building door with a teacher. A girl at center holds a basketball marked "MHS '21." The girls wear white houses with dark scarves and lace-up, high ankle shoes; their teacher wears a dark dress with white lace at the collar.

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Photograph of the 1925 Stillwell High School girls basketball team. Six young women in basketball uniforms and bobbed haircuts sit in the front row, with three young women in white blouses and scarves and a forth in a patterned dress in the back row. A young woman in the front row holds a basketball with "SRHS '25" written on it.

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Photograph of the Overland Park Grade School basketball team in 1922. Seven young men in athleticwear and their coach are pictured in front of a chalkboard. A basketball on the lap of a player in the front row reads "OPGS 1922-23."

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Photograph of the 1926 Boys Hotel Basketball Team.

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