[Man Playing Jai Alai]

One of 481 photographs in the series: Oral History Association Photography available on this site.

Description

Photograph of a young man playing jai alai. The caption reads, "Jai Alai- This exciting basque game, often billed as the fastest game in the world, thrills spectators year round in Tijuana, Mexico. The ball travels at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. On the west coast, only the Fronton Palacio in Tijuana, just 16 miles south of San Diego, offers this sport. Pari-mutuel wagering adds to the excitement of the game."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 25.5 x 20.5 cm

Creation Information

Oral History Association 1977.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Oral History Association and was provided by UNT Libraries Special Collections to Digital Library, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

Who

People and organizations associated with either the creation of this photograph or its content.

Audiences

We've identified this photograph as a primary source within our collections. Researchers, educators, and students may find this photograph useful in their work.

Provided By

UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Special Collections department collects and preserves rare and unique materials including rare books, oral histories, university archives, historical manuscripts, maps, microfilm, photographs, art and artifacts. They are located in UNT's Willis Library in the fourth floor Reading Room.

Contact Us

What

Descriptive information to help identify this photograph. Follow the links below to find similar items on the Digital Library.

Titles

Description

Photograph of a young man playing jai alai. The caption reads, "Jai Alai- This exciting basque game, often billed as the fastest game in the world, thrills spectators year round in Tijuana, Mexico. The ball travels at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour. On the west coast, only the Fronton Palacio in Tijuana, just 16 miles south of San Diego, offers this sport. Pari-mutuel wagering adds to the excitement of the game."

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 25.5 x 20.5 cm

Language

Item Type

Identifier

Unique identifying numbers for this photograph in the Digital Library or other systems.

Publication Information

  • Preferred Citation: Courtesy of Oral History Association Collection (HM12), University of North Texas Special Collections

Collections

This photograph is part of the following collection of related materials.

Oral History Association

What responsibilities do I have when using this photograph?

When

Dates and time periods associated with this photograph.

Creation Date

  • 1977

Covered Time Period

Coverage Date

Added to The UNT Digital Library

  • Feb. 9, 2017, 4:23 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • May 12, 2017, 10:57 a.m.

Usage Statistics

When was this photograph last used?

Congratulations! It looks like you are the first person to view this item online.

Interact With This Photograph

Here are some suggestions for what to do next.

Start Viewing

Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Oral History Association. [Man Playing Jai Alai], photograph, 1977; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc952230/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.