Janitor views donkey basketball advertisment, ca. 1930

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Donkey Basketball has the same rules as normal basketball, but the players ride on donkeys. As a form of entertainment, games would often be held as fundraisers at public schools between unprofessional players. Police officers and fireman played against each other, and even the city council and the public school department played against each other.

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  • Title: Janitor views donkey basketball advertisment, ca. 1930
  • Creation Date: circa 1930
  • Subject Date: circa 1930
  • Location: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 10.2 cm x 12.7 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.3394.1
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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