Louisiana Division
New Orleans Public Library

John N. Teunisson Photograph Collection
Page Six

Photo 44
Basketball game, Young Men's Christian Association gym, ca. 1903-1910

The YMCA gym was a canvas roofed "structure" was located between the YMCA building at 815 St. Charles and the Spofford Mansion (original home of the Poydras Female Orphan asylum next door), leased by the YMCA as a residence hall in 1903. The gym featured two basketball courts and a running track.

[8 x 10"; mounted on black board; embossed "Teunisson Photo"]