Collection: Younger Set

The Younger Set Club was an all-Black women’s social and athletic club formed in New York City in September 1912.


Location: Harlem, New York City
Manager: Henry Creamer
Established: 1912
Home Court: Young’s Casino.

Their basketball roster included many of the city’s best female athletes and became the unofficial sister team of the Smart Set Athletic Club. The club’s name connected the team to their home court, the newly opened Young’s Casino, a beautiful venue located at East 134th Street and Park Avenue in Harlem.

Edith Trice of the Younger Set all-Black women’s basketball team, 1913.