Gymnastics Team with Indian Clubs
- Gymnastics Team with Indian Clubs
This is a black-and-white photograph of ten members of the Springfield College gymnastics team performing with Indian clubs. Four of the students are crouched in a straight line leading away from the camera. The other six students are divided on either side of the line and holding the clubs over their heads. This was most likely part of a routine that the Springfield College gymnasts performed during exhibition shows. The photograph was taken by Geo Hayles.
- Hayles, Geo
- Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
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College Archives Digital Collections
Frank Wolcott Papers
Springfield College--Gymnastics--Exhibition team
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The history of gymnastics at Springfield College stretches nearly as far back as the school’s founding in 1885. Leslie Judd, widely considered a father of modern gymnastics, was the team’s first coach. Dr. James Naismith, the creator of basketball, was an early member of the team.