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Bryn Mawr College's first gymnasium, as it appeared when the College opened in 1885.
Decade: 1880s
 
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A student swings from a pair of rings connected to the ceiling. She is face down with her arms stretched behind her gripping the rings and her legs hooked back into the rings. She appears to be grinning.
Decade: 1920s
 
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Five students run through a meadow. Their arms are swinging and their skirts are rising above their ankles. They're moving fast enough that the details of their faces and clothes are blurred although the background is in focus.
Decade: 1900s
 
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A student wearing an ankle-length skirt climbs a fence.
Decade: 1900s
 
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Picture of Emma Doll Bailey and her friend Abby S. Brayton, Bryn Mawr class of 1924, "studying" in 28 Denbigh Hall. This image was a study that was later used for a sketch.
Decade: 1890s
 
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A photograph of Emma Doll Bailey and friend, Abby S. Brayton, Bryn Mawr class of 1894 (married names Emma Bailey Speer and Abby Brayton Durfee) at tea in Denbigh. Taken in 1892. From the photo album of Margaret Bailey Speer (daughter of Emma Doll Bailey), Bryn Mawr College class of 1922.
Decade: 1890s