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Wolven Glass Plate Negative Collection: Athletics, 1902-1938

508 plates

Includes almost yearly images of Field Day from 1916-1936; team portraits as well action photos from field hockey, basketball, baseball, tennis, fencing, lacrosse, and archery. There are also images from horse shows, golfing, swimming, and winter sports.Topics documented in this series include the evolution of uniforms from bloomers to shorts as well as developments in athletic fields and equipment.

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All-English Hockey Team at Vassar College

Image
94129-Service File.jpg
Date
1921-10-25
Description

The All-English Hockey Team before a field hockey game with the Vassar varsity team

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All-English Hockey Team at Vassar College

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95250-Service File.jpg
Date
1921-10-25
Description

The All-English Hockey Team before a field hockey game with the Vassar varsity team

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Archery practice

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94107-Service File.jpg
Date
1936
Description

Five archery students in the circle near Students Building

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Archery team portrait

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94094-Service File.jpg
Date
1932
Description

Archery team

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Athletic event

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94145-Service File.jpg
Date
1920s
Description

Unidentified athletic event, possibly track or field hockey

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Basketball game

Image
94734-Service File.jpg
Date
1916-1917
Description

Basketball game, Class of 1917 versus the Class of 1919

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Basketball game

Image
94735-Service File.jpg
Date
1916
Description

Basketball game

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Basketball game

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94736-Service File.jpg
Date
1916-1917
Description

Basketball game, Class of 1917 versus the Class of 1919

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Basketball game

Image
94737-Service File.jpg
Date
1913-1916
Description

Basketball game in field in front of Students Building, including members of the Class of 1916

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Basketball game

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94738-Service File.jpg
Date
1916-1917
Description

Basketball game, Class of 1917 versus the Class of 1919

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Basketball game

Image
94739-Service File.jpg
Date
1916
Description

Basketball game

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Basketball game

Image
94187-Service File.jpg
Date
1916-1917
Description

Basketball game, Class of 1917 versus the Class of 1919

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Basketball game

Image
94188-Service File.jpg
Date
1910-1913
Description

Basketball game, including members of the Class of 1913

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Basketball game

Image
94189-Service File.jpg
Date
1911-1914
Description

Basketball game, including members of the Class of 1914

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Basketball game

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94190-Service File.jpg
Date
1910-1913
Description

Basketball game, Class of 1913 versus the Class of 1914

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Basketball game

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94191-Service File.jpg
Date
1916-1917
Description

Basketball game, Class of 1917 versus the Class of 1919

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Basketball game

Image
94192-Service File.jpg
Date
1910-1913
Description

Basketball game, Class of 1913 versus the Class of 1914

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Basketball game

Image
94193-Service File.jpg
Date
1914
Description

Basketball game, Class of 1914 versus the Class of 1915

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Basketball game

Image
94194-Service File.jpg
Date
1914
Description

Basketball game, Class of 1914 versus the Class of 1915

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Basketball game

Image
94195-Service File.jpg
Date
early 1910s
Description

Basketball game in field in front of Students Building, including members of the Class of 1916

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