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Celebrate sports with images from Historic New England's archives

July 27, 2012

Archery
A group of girl campers practice their archery skills in Denmark, Maine, c. 1920.

 

With the 2012 Summer Olympics about to begin, enjoy these images from Historic New England's archives showing New Englanders at play. Today, we can all feel a sense of relief that suitable attire for sports and play no longer means woolen bathing suits, long skirts, tailored shirts, knit stockings, or corsets.

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Celebrate sports with images from Historic New England's archives