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1948 Photograph of Girls' Basketball Team


“1948 Photograph of Girls' Basketball Team,” Madison Historical, accessed July 16, 2024,


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This is a black and white photo of nine girls from the 1948-1949 girls' basketball team posing for a picture inside a gymnasium. Pictured in the front: Marian Ritter, Bernice Bosich, Emma Crum, Mildred Perica. Pictured in the back: Esther Johnson, Helen Emerick, Rose Manar, Mary Carpenter, Evelyn Skundrich. Vi Johnson was absent from the photograph.


  • industry
  • culture
  • Wood River
  • refineries
  • Standard Oil Refinery


April 1948


  • Photograph


  • Black and white photographic print
  • jpg


  • Wood River, Illinois


  • WRM-P-0126
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