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Peaceful Poets & Prime Painters

You may find yourself asking 'how did I get here', but what you should really be asking is 'where were we before'. We've got the answer to that question right here.

Guess the historical figure

Who am I?

Although I was born in Canada (on this day in 1861), I made my name in the US as the inventor of a now-worldwide phenomenon in Massachusetts - and boy was it a ball. Sure you've traded in metal rims for peach baskets today, but my game of basketball still remains.

Photo source: Wikimedia Commons

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Bride to be

"This is a picture of Shirley Ann Keel taken in 1953. I married her in 1972." What a treat to see your spouses' baby pics.

Photo source: Photomyne user Wendell Jorgensen

The way we were

Swing life away

Some call it fun. Some call it frightening. When you can decide between the two, a teeth-grinding smile will have to do.

Photo source: Flickr

Blast from the past

Southern South American schooling

No blackboard? No problem. This rural Uruguayan educator didn't even need a classroom for his kids. What a snapshot into late 19th-century education.

Photo source: Flickr

Dr. James Naismith is today's historical figure.
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