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Women's Athletics Photograph Collection, 1899-1958View associated digital content.

Predominant Dates: 1921-1940
The Women's Athletics Photograph Collection consists of images of teams, events, and individual athletes participating in a variety of sports and recreational activities at Oregon State, primarily during the 1920s and 1930s. This collection has been digitized and is available online.
ID: P 009
Extent: 0.03 cubic feet
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Statement on Access: Collection is open for research.
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Preferred Citation: Women's Athletics Photograph Collection (P 009), Oregon State University Special Collections and Archives Research Center, Corvallis, Oregon.
Acquisition Note: The images were acquired by the Archives from various sources primarily during the 1960s.
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Container List

Series 1: Women's Athletic Teams and Events, 1899-1958 Add to Shelf
Series I consists of photographs of individual athletes and teams as well as athletic events and recreational activities. The names of identified individuals are included in the description; images that were published in the Beaver yearbook are indicated as such.
Box-Folder 1.1: Photographs Add to Shelf
Item P009:01: Captain Alta Mentzer, circa 1920 Add to Shelf
Basketball player.
Extent: 2 prints
Item P009:03: Junior hockey team, circa 1920 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 prints
Item  P009:04: Tennis action, circa 1920 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 prints
Item P009:05: Softball scene, circa 1920 Add to Shelf
Item P009:07: Women's basketball team, 1899 Add to Shelf
Standing L-R: Inez Fuller, Coach Will Beach, Bessie Smith, Lona [Lana?] Smith. Sitting L-R: Leta Owensby, Fanny Getty
Item P009:08: College basketball team, 1899 Add to Shelf
L-R: Bessie G. Smith, Letita Ownsbey, Elizabeth Hoover, Coach Will Beach, Minnie Smith, Inez Fuller (by banner in-front). Published in the June 1900 Souvenir Edition of the Barometer, which is available online.
Extent: 2 prints
Item P009:09: Women athletes, circa 1904 Add to Shelf
Kneeling: Alice Wicklund, Eva Stoats (Mrs. FC Ritner), Edith Prince, Alice Jones, Maud Roberts (Mrs. HC Brodie), Margaret May Martin, Verna Kerker, Mary Elgin. Sitting: Ruth Lilly (Mrs. EH Pratt), Winnie Logan (Mrs. ER Woods), Maggie Maud Hays, Reta Price, Edna Buster (Mrs. JS Wheeler), Myrtle Harrington, Elizabeth "Bess" Yates, Mabel Stovall, Louise Gilbert. In Front: Reva Buell, Hazel Raber (Mrs. JC Ewing),Luella "Mary" VanCleve (Mrs. FL Stephens). Standing: Bess Danneman, Mary Danneman, Loene Montgomery, Laura Persinger, Alice Edwards, Lucile Roberts, Pearl Persinger, Candice Wicklund, Essie Adams, Jessie Wilson, Margaret McCormick, Gretta Harringtion, Una Stewart (Mrs. JW Carlson), Frances Gellatly, Madeline Nichols.
Extent: 2 prints
Item P009:10: Women's gymnastic team in a gymnastic formation, circa 1930s Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 prints
Item P009:11: Winning junior basketball team, 1929 Add to Shelf
Pearl Horning, Alma Taylor, Mabel Harding, Eleanor Tonsing, Ruth Rydell, Martha Jane Pocklington, Audra Liska, Elda Aasen, Florence Kaufman.
Item P009:12: Women in May Day pageant doing dance depiction of the history of Oregon, 1921 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1921 Beaver yearbook, page 310.
Item P009:13: Women fencing in gym class, 1938 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1938 Beaver yearbook, page 216.
Item P009:14: Three women pinning one to the ground in fencing class, 1938 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1938 Beaver yearbook, page 216.
Item P009:15: Three women playing basketball in gym class, 1938 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1938 Beaver yearbook, page 214.
Item P009:16: Two women playing badminton in gym class, 1938 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1938 Beaver yearbook, page 215.
Item P009:17: The physical education club on the steps of the Women's Building, 1940 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1940 Beaver yearbook, page 149.
Item P009:18: Badminton in the Women's Building, played by two women, 1940 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1940 Beaver yearbook, page 147.
Item P009:19: Members of the Archery Club sitting around a target outside the Women's Building, 1940-1941 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1940 Beaver yearbook, page 148.
Item P009:20: Women playing volleyball in the Women's Building, 1938 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1938 Beaver yearbook, page 215.
Item P009:21: Women in modern dance class, 1938 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1938 Beaver yearbook, page 215.
Item P009:22: Women playing baseball in field behind Women's Building, 1938 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1938 Beaver yearbook, page 216.
Item P009:23: Women swimming in pool, probably playing some kind of water polo, 1938 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1938 Beaver yearbook, page 218.
Item P009:24: Women playing basketball in Women's Building, 1940 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1940 Beaver yearbook, page 146.
Item P009:25: Women playing volleyball in gym class, in the Women's Building, 1940 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1940 Beaver yearbook, page 146.
Item P009:26: Captain and member of the junior basketball team, 1921 Add to Shelf
Item P009:27: Junior volleyball champions, 1929 Add to Shelf
Includes Frances Reid, Captain, Commerce; Helen Wirkkala, Commerce; Marie Baumback, Home Economics; June Hudson, Commerce; Gennette Miner, Home Economics; and Lan Chen Kung, Home Economics. Published in 1929 Beaver yearbook, page 245.
Item P009:28: Women's swimming group, 1941 Add to Shelf
Includes Audrey Louise Johnson.
Item P009:29: Sharon Spencer, Homecoming Queen for 1958-1959, waterskiing at the Cypress Gardens in Florida, 1958 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 prints
Item P009:30: Double badminton championship for Sackett B, 1951 Add to Shelf
Marjorie English and Virginia Moses.
Item P009:31: Orchesis members in a dance formation, 1951 Add to Shelf
Pat Kelley and Phyllis Horseman.
Item P009:32: Track, a girl jumping over the high jump, circa 1925 Add to Shelf
Extent: 2 prints
Item P009:33: Track, woman preparing to throw discus jump, circa 1925 Add to Shelf
Item P009:34: Baseball team playing in field behind Women's Building; Weatherford Hall in background., 1940 Add to Shelf
Published in 1940 Beaver yearbook, page 148.
Item P009:35: Volleyball game in the Women's gym, 1938 Add to Shelf
Published in 1938 Beaver yearbook, page 215.
Item P009:36: Track; four women running the hurdles in front of the stadium, circa 1925 Add to Shelf
Item P009:37: Track; a woman jumping the high jump, circa 1925 Add to Shelf
Item P009:38: Woman jumping the broad jump on track behind bleachers, circa 1925 Add to Shelf
Item P009:39: Junior basketball team, 1921 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1921 Beaver yearbook, page 305.
Item P009:40: Physical education dance group outside on the lawn, circa 1930 Add to Shelf
Item P009:41: Dance pageant on the lawn, 1923 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1923 Beaver yearbook, page 319.
Extent: 3 prints and 2 oversize prints
Item P009:42: Mother's Day pageant, women dancing on the lawn, 1925 Add to Shelf
Item P009:43: Mother's Day pageant, women dancing on the lawn, 1925, 1925 Add to Shelf
Extent: 3 prints
Item P009:44: Women's field hockey Add to Shelf
Item P009:45: Two women in dance or formal dresses, circa 1925 Add to Shelf
Item P009:46: Four women with horses, circa 1930 Add to Shelf
Equestrian team (?).
Item P009:47: Four women with horses, circa 1930 Add to Shelf
Equestrian team (?).
Box-Folder 2.1: Photographs Add to Shelf
Item P009:41: Dance pageant on the lawn, 1923 Add to Shelf
Published in the 1923 Beaver yearbook, page 319.
Extent: 3 prints and 2 oversize prints