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Chicago girls at Sokol Sports, Prague, Austria (LOC)

Bain News Service,, publisher.


Chicago girls at Sokol Sports, Prague, Austria




1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.



Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the caption card.

Photo shows young women demonstrating tennis technique, probably during the 6th Sokol Slet (gymnastic festival) held in 1912 in Prague (then part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, now located in the Czech Republic). (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)

Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).


Format: Glass negatives.


Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.


Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA,


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Call Number: LC-B2- 2521-13


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Taken sometime in 1912