Sports

Ringside Action: 1939

Ringside Action: 1939

Cheering on the action, Annapolis, Maryland, 1939. Navy Junior Boxing Championships for sons of Naval Officers stationed at the Naval Academy. This 20th annual tournament was entered by more than 100 boys ranging from 3 to 14 years. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Female Giants: 1913

Female Giants: 1913

Girls of the New York Female Giants baseball team, 1913. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Ready for Competition: 1912

Ready for Competition: 1912

Athletes with American flags on ocean liner FINLAND. Photo description says it was taken between 1910 and 1915. American Olympic athletes headed to Summer Olympics in Stockholm, Switzerland in 1912. Bain News Service, publisher. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Iowa Pool Hall: 1940

Iowa Pool Hall: 1940

Two guys smoking pipes in a pool room, Scranton, Iowa. 1940 billiards photo by John Vachon. Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: nitrate negative.

Children Golfing: 1905

Children Golfing: 1905

African American children playing golf with sticks, 1905. Detroit Publishing Company. LOC original medium: dry plate glass negative.

Proper Golf Attire: 1920s

Proper Golf Attire: 1920s

Valentine Tessier, Miss Copeau, Jane Lory - members of a French theater company - playing golf in bathing suits. Bain News Service, publisher. No date with photo, but probably late 1910s or 1920s. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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