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Gymnast Leaping Over Pommel Horse Pile

Item Information

Title:
Gymnast Leaping Over Pommel Horse Pile
Description:
This black-and-white photograph shows a Springfield College gymnast leaping over nine of his teammates, who are stacked on a pommel horse. Other gymnasts stand on either side of the pommel horse, stabilizing their teammates’ balance. This was most likely taken during one of Springfield College's exhibition shows.
Creator:
Gordon, Michael
Date:
[1960?–1980?]
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Springfield College Archives and Special Collections
Collection (local):
College Archives Digital Collections
Series:
Frank Wolcott Papers d
Subjects:
Springfield College
Springfield College--Sports
Springfield College--Sports--Men
Springfield College--Gymnastics
Springfield College--Gymnastics--Exhibition team
Springfield College--Gymnastics--Men
Gymnasts
Gymnastics
Performances
Places:
MassachusettsHampden (county)Springfield
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Text and images are owned, held, or licensed by Springfield College and are available for personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided that ownership is properly cited. A credit line is required and should read: Courtesy of Springfield College, Babson Library, Archives and Special Collections. Any commercial use without written permission from Springfield College is strictly prohibited. Other individuals or entities other than, and in addition to, Springfield College may also own copyrights and other propriety rights. The publishing, exhibiting, or broadcasting party assumes all responsibility for clearing reproduction rights and for any infringement of United States copyright law.
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Publisher:
Springfield College
Notes:
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.
Identifier:
ms514-01-d-04-04-006