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Author Warner, Patricia Campbell, 1936-

Title When the girls came out to play : the birth of American sportswear / Patricia Campbell Warner.

Imprint Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2006.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  391.209 W246w 2006    ---  Available
Description xxii, 292 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-278) and index.
Contents Illustrations -- Preface -- pt. 1. The influence of fashion -- Introduction : Public clothing for outdoor play -- ch. 1. Factors of change -- ch. 2. Women move out-of-doors : croquet and skating -- ch. 3. Taking up tennis -- ch. 4. Bathing and swimming : seeking a "sensible costume" -- ch. 5. Women enter the Olympics : a sleeker swimsuit -- ch. 6. Bicycling and the bloomer -- pt. 2. The influence of education -- Introduction : Private clothing for physical education -- ch. 7. Trouser wearing : early influences -- ch. 8. The rise of interest in exercise for women -- ch. 9. Innovation at Wellesley : a uniform for crew -- ch. 10. The debut of the gym suit -- ch. 11. Taking exercise clothes to new places : women biologists at Woods Hole -- ch. 12. The merging of public and private : sportswear and the American style -- Notes -- Index.
Subject Sport clothes for women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sports for women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 1558495495 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781558495494 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558495487 (library cloth : alk. paper)
9781558495487 (library cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. YDXCP 2378598
YDXCP 2378599
IG# 1558495487
IG# 1558495495
NZ1 10673121
AU@ 000040077682

 
    
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