As many are following basketball right now, here is a photo of the 1918-19 Scotia team. They would have attended the first Scotia High School, built in 1905 on First Street (where the St. Joseph’s parking lot is now).

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A note on the back reads:

Date: c. Jan. 1919

Left to right: William Gillespie, Lewis Dunn, Hiram Cornell, Joseph Howard, Leland Campbell, Adrian Tracy, Carlos Grundhoeffer

And, to tell a little about the team, here are a couple of newspaper clippings. (They are from http://www.fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html, a site with many old newspapers you can search.)

From the Schenectady Gazette, Jan. 18, 1919

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And a follow-up from the Schenectady Gazette, Jan. 20, 1919

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