[Baseball game at West Texas State Normal College]

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Photograph of a baseball game at West Texas State Normal College. The game is shown from behind third base, looking across the infield. The pitcher has just released the ball and the batter, catcher and umpire await the pitch at home plate. A few players are seated on a bench along the first base line, and a small group of spectators stand and sit behind and to one side of the plate. A coach stands in the background near first base, and another is in the foreground on the third base side. Football goalposts stand on the far side of ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 14 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 191u.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Education in the Texas Panhandle, 1880-1930 and was provided by Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 15 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

The Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum opened in 1933 to showcase the artifacts, art, and archives that document the history and culture of the Texas Panhandle and surrounding plains regions. The Museum is located at the West Texas A&M University campus in Canyon.

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Photograph of a baseball game at West Texas State Normal College. The game is shown from behind third base, looking across the infield. The pitcher has just released the ball and the batter, catcher and umpire await the pitch at home plate. A few players are seated on a bench along the first base line, and a small group of spectators stand and sit behind and to one side of the plate. A coach stands in the background near first base, and another is in the foreground on the third base side. Football goalposts stand on the far side of the baseball field, and the temporary school buildings built after the main building fire of 1914 are visible in the background.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8.5 x 14 cm.

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Education in the Texas Panhandle, 1880-1930

Photographs of educators, students, school buildings and activities show the growth of educational endeavors, from one-room schools to colleges, within the Texas Panhandle.

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  • 191u

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  • April 9, 2014, 2:59 p.m.

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  • Sept. 18, 2017, 2:02 p.m.

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[Baseball game at West Texas State Normal College], photograph, 191u; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth402947/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.