Oregon State UniversitySpecial Collections & Archives Research Center

Women's Recreation Association (WRA) Photographic Collection, 1910-1965

Scope and Content Note

This collection consists of photographs of the Women's Recreation Association (WRA) officers and women's athletic activities and events. A variety of sports are represented including synchronized swimming; dance; basketball; volleyball; softball; field hockey; tennis; gymnastics; bowling; horseback riding; archery; and canoeing.

The collection also includes 12 postcards of Oregon Agricultural College campus views and buildings as well as the Benton County Courthouse, the Corvallis Methodist Episcopal Church, and a downtown Corvallis street scene.

The collection consists exclusively of photographic prints (P171:1-159) and 3.5 x 5.5 in postcards (P171:160-171). Most of the prints are 5x7 b/w or smaller; there are a few 8x10 b/w prints and only 5 snapshot-type color prints. Six of the postcards are color.


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