Judd Gymnasia in Springtime
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An image of east gymnasium of Judd Gymnasia taken in early spring as evident by the emerging buds on the trees. The photo features a man walking in front of the building by the Alden St. signpost, on the corner of Alden Street and old Hickory Street that used to run through what is now Naismith Green. Judd Gymnasia was the first building erected on the new land purchased for the YMCA Training School, now Springfield College, along Massasoit Lake in Springfield, Massachusetts. Morrissey and Shea’s Corporation completed construction on the building in September of 1894 and it was formally opened on October 26, 1894. The original gymnasium, known today as East Gymnasium, was where James Naismith taught classes and coached the school’s basketball team however it is not the gymnasium where basketball was invented. The entire building was renovated in 2010, with occupancy beginning in September of 2010. A formal Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to open Judd Gymnasia was held on October 13, 2010. Another ceremony was held on May 19, 2011 as a Dedication of the Stitzer YMCA Center that makes up a part of the facilities in the building, including the use of the East Gymnasium as a conference center for the YMCA and the Office of YMCA Relations and the YMCA Hall of Fame in the Springfield College History Museum.
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|Springfield College Archives and Special Collections|
|International Young Men's Christian Association College|
Stitzer YMCA Center
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- Judd Gymnasia in Springtime. 1940-1960. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/906. (Accessed June 22, 2018.)
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- (1940-1960) Judd Gymnasia in Springtime. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/906
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/906>.