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Basque handball (Pelota ) court, 1974
Basque handball (Pelota ) court, 1974
TitleBasque handball (Pelota ) court, 1974
CreatorHart, A.A.
DescriptionA pelota court constructed by Pedro Anchustegui in 1908 in Mountain Home, Idaho. Pelota is the Basque national game that is played with a ball and a wall. It can be played with bare hands, like handball, or with bats. Blind windows provide a facade similar to neighboring buildings. The court is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Site Survey.
SubjectBasque Americans; Mountain Home (Idaho); Elmore County; Pelota (Game); Sports and recreation facilities
CoverageUnited States--Idaho (State)--Elmore--Mountain Home
Collection SourceTowns--Mountain Home, Idaho File
RepositoryIdaho State Historical Society
ContributorsWashington State University Vancouver Information Services
Project Identifierwsuvp0454
Physical Description5 in. x 7 in.
FormatOriginal images were scanned as 300 dpi TIFF files on a Microtek 9600XL scanner. 72 dpi JPEG files were then added to the CONTENT database at the WSU Libraries.
RightsTo obtain a copy of this item, or request permission to publish, contact the Idaho State Historical Society Library and Archives, 2205 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise,ID. 83712-8250, 208-334-3356.
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