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    New York Renaissance ("Rens") basketball team, 1939

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    New York Renaissance (aka "Harlem Rens") professional basketball player Charles "Tarzan" Cooper, circa 1939

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    Dayton Rens

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    The "New York Girls" basketball team of New York City, circa 1911, was the sister organization of the Alpha Physical Culture Club of Harlem

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    The New York Renaissance (aka "Harlem Rens") basketball team, circa 1933

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    Basketball shoes

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    John Isaacs of the New York Renaissance (1939) and Washington Bears (1943)

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    Smart Set Athletic Club of Brooklyn, 1909

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    Publicity photo, December 1943

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    Flyer

Photograph: Courtesy New-York Historical Society

New York Renaissance ("Rens") basketball team, 1939

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