An Early Publication on Women's Sport in America
Women and Athletics. Compiled and Edited by the Women's Division, National Amateur Athletic Federation.
New York: A.S. Barnes, 1930.
95 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. An Early Publication on Women's Sport in America. Blue cloth spine and printed wrappers. Fine Item #53353
Among the contributors to this collection of articles and opinions is the popular author John R. Tunis, who deplores the increasing commercialization of women's sport. In strangely prophetic words he writes, in 1929, 'soon we shall begin to have Vassar-Smith basket ball games, with the scramble for seats, the vast sums coming in at the box office, the eligibility rulings, the amateur-professional tangle, and all the other absurdities..."
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