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"The Edmonton Grads: the team and its social significance from 1915 – 1940." Her Story In Sport: A Historical Anthology of Women in Sports. John Dewar, 541–547. West Point, N.Y.: Leisure Press, 1982.

AB: In this book on the female presence in sport is a chapter which details the accomplishments of the Edmonton Grads basketball team and their influence on the sports community as well as their significance in promoting women in sports during a period in which it was still considered a male dominated arena. This article offers journal and newspaper excerpts which exemplified the public's positive perception of the all-girls athletic team and summarizes their impressive accomplishments as well as their role in creating regional unity evident in the Alberta Capital prior to World War II.

Article reprinted from the Proceedings, International Conference of Physical Activity Sciences, Quebec City 1978.

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