• Created Date
  • 1898-11
  • Publisher
  • Springfield College
  • Description
  • A photograph taken of the back of Judd Gymnasia in 1898. The image features several students who appear to be playing a game on the field located behind east gymnasium. Also visible in the photograph is the campus's first dormitory, known today as the Administration Building. 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, Massach... more
    A photograph taken of the back of Judd Gymnasia in 1898. The image features several students who appear to be playing a game on the field located behind east gymnasium. Also visible in the photograph is the campus's first dormitory, known today as the Administration Building. 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 image is mounted on photo board and has a handwritten note on the back which indicates the picture was taken in November 1898; Series were added to this collection, changing the file name. File names of the uploaded files contain the old name. less
  • Format
  • Photographs
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