For your consideration, we are offering this Vintage Black & White Proviso Provi 1931 High School Football Team picture from Illinois East or West? This picture shows the Starting Line-Up on the field. This is framed in a mirror matted stand up or hanging metal frame. The metal frame has some patina from age. It measures 12″ wide x 10″ high outside dimensions. This will look very nice in your Early Sports Collection. This is one of two pictures that were acquired from an estate the other is also listed. The other one is of the full 1931 team and coaches from the Chicago area. See pictures for more details.
The History of Maywood Proviso Township High School
Maywood (population 26,987) is located in far northeastern Illinois in the west central portion of Cook County. Maywood is situated north of I-290 about 10 miles west of downtown Chicago. Illinois Route 171 passes through town as well. The Des Plaines River flows on the east side of town.Proviso Township High School was quite successful, however as the towns in the western suburbs grew the need for a second high school in the area was realized. In 1958 it was decided to build a second high school for the township. Proviso West High School was built in Hillside. Proviso Township High School in Maywood was simply renamed Proviso East High School.
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