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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. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Stacks  GT1855 .W37 2006    Available  ---
Description xxii, 292 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-278) and index.
Contents Factors of change -- Women move out-of-doors : croquet and skating -- Taking up tennis -- Bathing and swimming : seeking a "sensible costume" -- Women enter the Olympics : a sleeker swimsuit -- Bicycling and the bloomer -- Trouser wearing : early influences -- The rise of interest in exercise for women -- Innovation at Wellesley : a uniform for crew -- The debut of the gym suit -- Taking exercise clothes to new places : women biologists at Woods Hole -- The merging of public and private : sportswear and the American style.
Subject Sport clothes for women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Sports for women -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 1558495495 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1558495487 (library cloth : alk. paper)
Standard No. 9781558495494