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Laurie Priest Works Concessions, 1975-1976

In the picture above, Laurie Priest is shown working basketball concessions, with Marcia Clever in the background. Priest scooped popcorn while Clever filled soda cups. W.A.A. ran concessions for basketball and football games, with their profits…


Gal Sports Advocates Model for W.A.A. Style Show, 1941-42

This is a photograph of Athletic Style Show Models. They appeared to be wearing clothing for skiing, and golf. It looked like the back of Babcock. Gloria Parker, Marnie Thomas, and Gwen Polen were models for a Women's Athletic Association style show.…


Tennis is One of the Most Popular Girl's Sports," 1952-1953

The picture features, two women engaged in doubles tennis. Tennis was one of the most popular girl's sports. Gail Henry and Nancy Geiger volley with two friends across the net. This photo was in a section titled "Girls participate in Sports, Too!"…


Orchesis and Girl's Sports, 1952-1953

"Girls Participate in Sports Too!" , was a photo of Orchesis, a dance group lead by Mary J. Buccal and sponsored by W.A.A., shows the women performing. Three women in leotards and dance skirts were in in identical poses in a triangle."Early last…


Girls' Athletics: No Sissy Program!, 1947-48

The image above was titled, "Girls' Athletics. No Sissy Program: Over 50 per Cent of women Take Part in 11 Extra-curricular Sports." Wooster's co-eds have long been chided by fellows about their quaint gym suits and sissy rules. The girls had an…


Collage of W.A.A. Sponsored Activities, 1940-41

This photo is a collage of six photos of W.A.A. sponsored activities. The first was basketball. Starting from the extreme left, Tooie Grove, Dill Kass, Jean Simmons, Alfie Gabriel, Martha McCreight, Ilene Smith. The six women at free throw lane, the…


W.A.A. Board and Members, 1945-1946

This is a photo of W.A.A. Board and Members for 1945-1946. W.A.A. oversaw all intramural and recreational sports opportunity for women during this era. This photo was under the section of the Physical Education Department, which was divided into…


Basketball Practice Session with Dr. Sexton, 1953-54

Before the critical eyes of Dr. Sexton, J. Eaton, N. Orahood and J. Brooks on the floor. M. Buckstaff and J. Coulson demonstrated basketball technique in one of the five required practice sessions. Women were required to participate in five practice…


Women Playing Field Hockey, 1942-43

The photo above is of seven women playing field hockey on Wagner field. The woman in the center had just lifted the ball through the space between the two players in front of her. The ball was visible just leaving the frame on the lower right-hand…