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Nan Nichols, 1962-63

The photograph above is of Nan Nichols, who was women's Physical Education staff. This may have been Nichols first year on the staff. She is shown on the spiral staircase that leads down to Severance pool. She became the first basketball and swimming…


Juniors Win Swim Marathon, 1947-48

The image above is captioned "Juniors Win Swim Marathon." Womens swimming program featured marathon competition between the classes. Whenever a girl swam a lap, it was added to her class total. The junior class won with 15.6 miles, trailed by the…


Sharks Prepare to Enter the Pool, 1965-66

The Sharks were a synchronized swimming group sponsored by the Women's Recreation Association. This photo shows the women posed on the edge of the pool, ready to enter for a routine. The women are dressed in a one piece swimsuit with an additional…


Sharks in Pool with Umbrellas, 1956-1957

The picture above depicts Katy Kerr, Suzie Miller, Jean King, Ginny Buck, Phoebe Frew, and Ann English, who had spent many long hours in the pool rehearsing for the Sharks review. The six women were holding umbrellas face the camera in the pool. They…


Sharks Form a Star, 1949-50

In the picture above is of the members of the Shark Club, who worked out a star formation in preparation for the Shark's Review. The Shark Club required more than average skill of its members. The crawl, side, back, and breast stokes were tested and…


They're Off: Women diving into Severance Pool, 1941-42

In the photo above captioned "THEY'RE OFF", aqua-loving co-eds populate the pool on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. In the picture Jane Elliott, Margaret Gibbons, Donna Doerr, and Ruth Whitson get off to a start for a freestyle race. Great photo of…


Girls Swimming in Severance Gym Pool, 1918-19

This is a photograph of girls swimming in Severance Gym Pool, 1918-19. The index notes the enthusiasm of the girls this year for swimming and that two meets were held during the year [noted in the Calendar on Feb 3 and April 24]. Four swimming…