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Men playing basketball. One man is holding a basket ball close to his body, away from another player behind him, next to hoop. There are buildings and a water tower behind them. This photograph shows the Monsanto Chemicals basketball team practicing at lunch time, September 1956. The company team played in night competitions, the 'Business Houses Night Competition'. The photographer David Meale remembers 'At this time lots of activities were associated with work.' In the background was the new research laboratory under construction. The water tower is also in the background.

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