Steady Hands: 1939

Steady Hands: 1939

Co-ed crowned queen of rifle shooters. Washington, D.C., April 6. Jean Yocum, George Washington University co-ed, has won the Women's Individual Intercollegiate Rifle Championship, according to the National Rifle Association. Her score of 496 out of a possible 500 gave the individual title to a G.W. girl for the first time since 1929. Although this is only Miss Yocum's second year of shooting, she has maintained an average of 99 out of a possible 100 in all matches. Photograph taken April 6, 1939. Photo by Harris & Ewing. Old photographs provided by LOC. Original Medium: glass negative.