Canyon High School basketball team, 1925

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Photograph of the 1925 Canyon High School basketball team. The players and coach are photographed against a studio backdrop, with six players seated and six players and a coach standing behind them. Eleven players are wearing basketball uniforms, one is wearing a letter sweater and tie, and the coach is dressed in suit and tie. The player in the center of the front row is holding a cup trophy on top of a basketball. A hand-printed sign at his feet reads "Won 15 straight games." One player is identified on the verso as Delbert Lowes who is seated, second from ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 23 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1925.

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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. 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 the 1925 Canyon High School basketball team. The players and coach are photographed against a studio backdrop, with six players seated and six players and a coach standing behind them. Eleven players are wearing basketball uniforms, one is wearing a letter sweater and tie, and the coach is dressed in suit and tie. The player in the center of the front row is holding a cup trophy on top of a basketball. A hand-printed sign at his feet reads "Won 15 straight games." One player is identified on the verso as Delbert Lowes who is seated, second from the right.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 23 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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  • 1925

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  • April 9, 2014, 2:59 p.m.

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  • June 20, 2016, 10:35 a.m.

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Canyon High School basketball team, 1925, photograph, 1925; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth402985/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum.