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Georgia Baseball: 1938

Georgia Baseball: 1938

Vintage 1930s photo of guys on a baseball team at Irwinville Farms, Georgia. Photograph taken in May, 1938 by FSA photographer John Vachon. FSA / OWI Photograph collection. LOC original medium: 35 mm nitrate negative.

Vintage Baseball in North Carolina: 1939

Vintage Baseball in North Carolina: 1939

4th of July hangout, near Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Rural filling stations became community centers and general loafing grounds. The men in the baseball uniforms were on a local team called Cedar Grove. Old photo with visible gas pump taken in 1939 by photographer Dorothea Lange. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

U.S. Army Boxers: 1920s

U.S. Army Boxers: 1920s

Boxers in the ring at boxing match, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D.C.. Post WW1 era photo taken between 1918 and 1928. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Boxing Match in Jacksonville: 1894

Boxing Match in Jacksonville: 1894

Boxing match between James J (Gentleman Jim) Corbett (184 lbs) and Charley Mitchell (165 lbs) at Duvall Athletic Club, Jacksonville, Florida in 1894. Corbett knocked out Mitchell in the 3rd round. Corbett had previously beaten World Heavyweight Boxing Champion John L. Sullivan in 21 rounds. Copyright by Shaw and Sons, Jacksonville, Florida. LOC original medium: photographic print.

Elsie Chokes Up: 1922

Elsie Chokes Up: 1922

Woman identified as Mrs. Elsie Patterson choking up on a putter. 1920s golf and women's fashion photo. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Granny Lines Up A Putt: 1915

Granny Lines Up A Putt: 1915

Woman in long dress lining up a putt on the golf course, Hotel Champlain, Bluff Point, New York. Club house in the background. Detroit Publishing Company. Photo taken between 1900 and 1915. LOC original medium: 8 x 10 inch glass negative.

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