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.