The basketball players are seated in the front of a large group of students and teachers. Two of the athletes are holding early basketballs. The Rev. Edward Huntington Smith is seated eighth in from the left in the third row from the front. His wife, Grace W. Thomas Smith , is seated second in from the left in the same row. The photograph was taken in front of George True Memorial Hall. Chinese writing adorns the top border of this photograph.; This photo is from the papers of the Edward Huntington Smith family. The Smiths were a family of missionaries serving under the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in China, 1901-1950, primarily in Ing Tai and Foochow [Fuzhou].