Courtesy of Library of Congress, U of Md. & Lehigh, Lacrosse. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress.
The modern game of lacrosse is depicted in this photo from the University of Maryland in 1925. Players in this game are carrying sticks and running in an open field.
- How do the players in this photo compare with the players in the Ball-play painting?
- What do you notice about the equipment and clothing? What does this indicate about this sport?
- Find a picture of a lacrosse game from the last 10 years. What equipment and clothing are worn today? How can you account for any differences or similarities you see?
- How does the sport of lacrosse connect us to our past?
U of Md. & Lehigh, Lacrosse. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress.