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PAB_Gymnasium_014_BMC_f.jpg

Interior view of the old gymnasium. The image depicts one end of the gymnasium filled with athletic equipment. A mat lays on the floor, weights and bats are hung on the walls, rings hang from the ceiling, and a piano stands in the corner. The image was a part of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of…
Decade: 1900s
 
AppleSargent.jpg

A group portrait of the class of 1901 of Dudley A. Sargent's Summer School of Physical Training at Harvard University, including Constance M. K. Applebee.
Decade: 1900s
 
3H_B06_F07_SportsList.jpg

A small blue card that reads "Miss ____ is classed as B," with spaces to indicate what physical activity the student is deemed able to participate in. Cards like these were used by the Bryn Mawr College Health Department to ensure that students didn't participate in activities for which they were…
Decade: 1910s