Bryn Mawr Fencers with Foils and Masks, 1927.Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections.Courtesy VintageSevenSisters on Tumblr. Bryn Mawr College is one of the original Seven Sisters colleges, selective colleges created to provide women with the same caliber of education found at the then men-only Ivy League colleges. All of the Seven Sisters were founded between … Continue reading Bryn Mawr Fencers, 1927
Several women and few men fence at the Swords Club, 1936. Photograph by Sam Hood.Collection of State Library of New South Wales.
Women saberists, dressed in a sailor-themed blouses, practice with sabres as one fencer lunges with a cut to the crown and her adversary parries. Fencing gauntlets, Indian clubs, and images are hung on the salle wall. Western High School Fencing Club, 1925. Library of Congress.