Sports

South Philly Boys Club Boxing: 1940

South Philly Boys Club Boxing: 1940

Boys boxing at the South Philly Boys Club. Old photo taken between 1940 and 1946. FSA / OWI Photograph Collection. LOC original medium: film negative.

GAO of the PO Baseball Team: 1925

GAO of the PO Baseball Team: 1925

Old 1925 photo of the baseball team of the General Accounting Office of the Post Office Department. National Photo Company Collection. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Women's Tennis Champions: 1913

Women's Tennis Champions: 1913

Tennis champions Clare Cassell and Mrs. Marshall McLean at the Montclair Athletic Club women's singles tournament in Montclair, N.J. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2010). Bain News Service, publisher. Photo taken in 1913. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Women's Style in Golf Attire: early 1900s

Women's Style in Golf Attire: early 1900s

Girl golfer Leonora Harward showing off women's style in golf attire, early 1900s. Harris & Ewing, photographer. LOC original medium: glass negative.

Champion Swinger: 1937

Champion Swinger: 1937

After 35 years of "swinging" Detective Sergeant Richard "Dick" Cox of the Washington D.C. Police Department, was crowned champion Indian Club Swinger of the World. He was awarded the honor in New York City after competing with other experts for the title left vacant by the death of Gus Hill, well known sportsman and promoter.

Osaka Mairuchi at the White House: 1925

Osaka Mairuchi at the White House: 1925

Japanese baseball team Osaka Mairuchi at the White House, Washington, D.C., 1925. National Photo Company. LOC original medium: glass negative.

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