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“The Newhall Girls of 1927”

Welcome to Women’s History Wednesday! In 1924, the Iowa High School Athletic Association decided that organized basketball was “unhealthy” for girls and announced their decision to eliminate the girls’ state championship tournament. In response, female athletes statewide took action; that included members of the Newhall team, pictured here, who rode on horseback from farm toContinue reading ““The Newhall Girls of 1927””