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Fannie Sutter Photograph Album, 1919-1922

view Fannie Sutter Photograph Album, 1919-1922 digital asset number 1
Creator:
Sutter, Fannie
Subject:
Kellogg, John Harvey 1852-1943
Battle Creek Normal School of Physical Education (Battle Creek, Mich.)
Physical description:
.15 cu. ft. : 1 box
Type:
Clippings
Collection descriptions
Menus
Photograph albums
Photographs
Place:
Michigan
Battle Creek (Mich.)
Date:
1919
1919-1922
20th century
Notes:
The Battle Creek Normal School for Physical Education was founded in about 1908 as part of the complex of training schools and colleges associated with Dr. Kellogg's sanitarium. This complex included medical training for doctors, nurses, dieticians and physical therapists as well as the school to train physical education teachers. The all-womens school, organized by Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, emphasized a program of vigorous outdoor activities. It was one of about two dozen schools that specifically focused on a physical education curriculum.
Summary:
An album compiled by Fannie Sutter while a student at Battle Creek Normal School of Physical Education, in Battle Creek, Michigan. It contains black-and-white photographs and school-related ephemera such as invitations, menus, clippings, and miscellany. The photographs show students engaged in physical activities such as swimming, canoeing, camping, walking, picnics, parties, and other forms of entertainment. The students often dressed in costume and gave plays, dance performances, musicals, etc.
Cite as:
Fannie Sutter Photograph Album, 1919-1922, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Physical education and training
Camping
Canoes and canoeing
Dance
Picnicking
Plays
Swimming
Women--Education
Local number:
2014.3034 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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