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Physical culture (series title), circa 1795-1940

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
.66 cubic feet (2 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1795
1940
circa 1795-1940
Summary:
Consists of material relating to various aspects of physical culture and includes books, periodicals, broadsides, advertisements, articles and images. Contains information on the philosophy of physical culture, as well as numerous items that illustrate the start of America's obsession with weight and body image and the commercialization of physical health. The bulk of the material dates from circa 1890-1920.
Cite as:
Physical Culture, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
Topic:
Exercise--Equipment and supplies
Health
Physical education and training
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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