The Dempsey Hovland managed the House of David basketball team in the 1930s.
They played teams like the and some of the teams were the Missouri Redheads, Hazel Walkers Arkansas Travelers, Philadelphia Tribune Girls, the Chicago Romas, Iowa Colored Ghosts, and the Harlem Queens who also played the Harlem Chicks.
In the photograph below the Harlem Chicks are practicing (backs turned to camera) with Judy Price in front of the Texas Cowgirls (who broke ground and opened for the Harlem Globetrotters in the 1950’S, on their tours) shooting free throws in 1959.
Photo credit 1-2) The Harlem Chics.
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