Four young women playing volleyball on stilts at the beach in Venice, California, 1934.
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Dorothy Wheeler, of Lincoln, Nebraska, captain of one of the Navy Nurses softball teams, slams out a long single into left field during a game at the U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego in June 1943. Grace Nilsen, of Escanaba, Michigan is the catcher. How Navy Nurses Keep Fit – “Keep fit to keep fighting men […]
The Matinecock bobsled crew at the annual bobsled races in Locust Valley, New York in 1916. Locust Valley, located in Nassau County, held an annual bobsled race, in which teams of women raced with teams of men. Bobsledding was an active winter pastime in the area. The Matinecock team of women, composed of twenty-five, came in […]
Two groups going down the toboggan slides in Corsair and Silver Valley area in Michigan on February 9, 1941. The Silver Valley and Corsair area was a popular downhill ski area with a tracked toboggan run. Erosion concerns ended those operations in the 1960s. The large ski lodge was torn down and the ski hill replanted. The area was re-designated […]
During the first game of a July 5, 1924 doubleheader with the Senators, Babe Ruth ran into a wall after running after a foul ball. He was knocked out for about five minutes. According to an July 6, 1924 article in the New York Times: [It] happened in the fourth inning, when Babe made a valiant effort […]