Women's Fencing Champions at the New York World's Fair

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Title

Women's Fencing Champions at the New York World's Fair

Subject

Photograph

Description

Women's Champion Fencers participate in bouts at the New York World's Fair to raise money for the Olympic fund. Competitors included Helena Mroczkowska-Dow, Dorothy Grimmelman, Grace Acel Anderson, Dorothy Kerfoot, Mary Ann Harris, and Barbara Cochrane.

Caption:
World's Fair, N.Y, Sept 15, 1940 -- Leading girl fencing champions took part in a four hour long championship fencing bout today with Helen Mroczkowuka (sp. CK) [sic] National women's fencing champion, Dorothy Grimmelman, former Junior champion, Grace Acel, Interscholastic champ, Dorothy Kerfoot, former novice champion, Mary Ann Harris, former capt., N.Y.U. fencing team, Barbara Cochrane, capt. of the Women's Senior and Junior Fencing team and others took part. Proceeds of the bouts went to the Amateur Fencing League for it's Olympic Fund. Photo Shows --- Women Champions and near champions of the fencing world at the New York World's Far

Publisher

Fencing Arms & Artifacts

Date

September 1940

Contributor

Culver Pictures (Publisher)

Rights

© Fencing Arms & Artifacts

Format

25.4 x 20.6 cm

Language

English

Type

Still Image

Identifier

2020.094.061

Coverage

United States ; New York

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Owner / Custodian

Loaned for digitization by George Masin

Digitization Record

Digitized by Benjamin Bowles ; Cataloged by Amanda Michael

Collection

Citation

“Women's Fencing Champions at the New York World's Fair,” Fencing Arms & Artifacts, accessed May 15, 2021, https://fencingexhibit.com/items/show/243.

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