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Nickerson and two other individuals arrested and held
as Russian spies, by German authorities in Europe. The Providence Journal August 19, 1914.
"Tennis Ball" gala at the Indoor Tennis Court. The Providence Journal, November 1, 1914 "Society" section.
photo of Lyra Nickerson, the first owner of the
Indoor Tennis Court, published in The Providence Journal
at the time of her death in 1916.
Lyra Brown Nickerson's death notice. The front page of "The Providence Daily Journal" August 31, 1916.
photo of Robert Wilson, manager of the Indoor Tennis
Court, published by The Providence Journal at the time
of his death in 1947.
Tennis Court sold to Malcolm Chace. Source, The Providence
Journal, January 1917
A photo believed to be of the Chace family, in front of the Indoor Tennis Court.
Tilden gives a lesson to "The Kid" at the Indoor Tennis
Court. From page 16 of Tilden's own Spalding Athletic
Library book entitled, Tennis for the Junior Player,
the Club Player, the Expert, published by American Sports
Publishing Company, New York, NY.
The 1928 United States Davis
Cup Team. A photo of Bill Tilden, along with fellow
members. The Providence Journal, 1928.
A photograph of a double's match at the Indoor Tennis Court in August 1958 - players unknown.
A Providence Journal article about Malcolm Chace in celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Tennis Hall of Fame, published in July of 2004.
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