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VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • ABOUT PARIS, 1895

Yankees Hoops: 1923

Yankees Hoops: 1923

Washington, D.C. "Yankees, 1923." View full size. National Photo Company.

 

Music?

Well, "Sweet Georgia Brown" obviously.

Yankees

I wonder what sort of records they're listening to on that Columbia Graphonola sitting on the table behind them?

Yankees

They have a pretty good chance in beating the other team with those evil looks. And they're a sure bet if they use the swords on the wall behind them.

TK
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