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A wand drill at the YWCA in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1916

A wand drill at the YWCA in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1916

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Title:
A wand drill at the YWCA in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1916
Description:
Four young woman conducting a wand drill at the Worcester, Massachusetts Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA). The YWCA is an institution that teaches young woman to care for their health through gymnastics. Elaborate techniques, such as the wand drill, were developed to aid in this endeavor.
Date:
January 1916
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Worcester Public Library
Collection (local):
Worcester Collection
Subjects:
Young Women's Christian Association (Worcester, Mass.)
Calisthenics
Wand exercises
Physical fitness
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Worcester
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Notes:
In the collections of the Worcester Public Library, Worcester, Mass. http://www.worcpublib.org/
Image from page 7 of the Worcester Magazine, January, 1916 (Vol. XIX No.1) in the article "The Young Women's Christian Association" . Published by the Worcester Board of Trade.
Language:
English
Identifier:
WMBT-1916-01-7
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