This recording was discovered by Dr. Michael J. Zogry, Associate Professor, Religious Studies, and Director, Indigenous Studies, University of Kansas, in the audio and manuscript archives of radio station WOR-AM that were donated to the Library of Congress by RKO General, Inc.
Live audio recording of Naismith
~ Courtesy of the University of Kansas
This limited edition coin commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Dr. James Naismith was designed and minted by Alliance Coin & Banknote here in Mississippi Mills.
Measuring 1.25 inches in diameter, the coin is minted from brass and nickel. The municipal $4 token was issued in 2011 and accepted by participating outlets during the anniversary year.
The token comes in a protective sleeve with artwork depicting the emblem of the Town of Mississippi Mills, the modern municipality which includes Ramsay Township, Almonte and Pakenham.
Click here to purchase your Naismith coin.
You’ll find an extensive collection of artifacts from the life of Dr. James Naismith nestled in this unique setting. The Mill of Kintail Museum is home to both Naismith and R. Tait McKenzie museums.