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Physical education class at the State Teachers College at Bridgewater

Physical education class at the State Teachers College at Bridgewater

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Title:
Physical education class at the State Teachers College at Bridgewater
Description:
Women's physical education class on the tennis courts on the campus of the State Teachers College at Bridgewater, Massachusetts.
Name on Item:
[photographed by] C.E. Harris
Date:
[ca. 1950]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Location:
Bridgewater State University, Maxwell Library
Archives & Special Collections
Collection (local):
Bridgewater State University Historical Photographs
Subjects:
Teachers colleges
Students
Bridgewater State College
Places:
MassachusettsPlymouth (county)Bridgewater
Extent:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
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Notes:
The tennis courts were located on the lower campus, on the land east of Summer Street across from the original campus property. According to the 1948-50 catalog, "The objectives of the department of Physical Education for Women are twofold: 1. personal - to help the student to develop a wholesome philosophy of health, physical activity and recreation and to develop skills and understandings necessary for expressing this philosophy in every day living; 2. professional - to aid the student in becoming an effective teacher or leader in home, school, playground, camp or in other common situations in which the public school teacher or college graduate may be of service."
Identifier:
VMC003-309