[Gym Class at Danish School]

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Photograph of students from a Danish school during gym class. A few benches have been placed perpendicular to the school building. The students are using the benches as support for their bodies, which are tilted at a high angle towards the bench by placing one of their hands on the bench seat. Their other hands are raised high up in the air and clasped to the adjacent student's hand, forming a kind of bridge over the benches. Some of them are barefoot; others are wearing suspenders and shorts. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists the photographer's name, ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 12 cm.

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Petersen, Anna Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas Cultures Online and was provided by Danish Heritage Preservation Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 42 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of students from a Danish school during gym class. A few benches have been placed perpendicular to the school building. The students are using the benches as support for their bodies, which are tilted at a high angle towards the bench by placing one of their hands on the bench seat. Their other hands are raised high up in the air and clasped to the adjacent student's hand, forming a kind of bridge over the benches. Some of them are barefoot; others are wearing suspenders and shorts. Hand-written text on the back of the photograph lists the photographer's name, location of the school, and a crossed-out return-to address and recipient.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 12 cm.

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Texas Cultures Online

Texas Cultures Online features local history materials from eighteen institutions depicting the diverse cultures of Texas during the 19th and 20th centuries. Funding provided by the Amon Carter Foundation.

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  • June 6, 2012, 9:51 p.m.

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Petersen, Anna. [Gym Class at Danish School], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth223891/: accessed June 18, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Danish Heritage Preservation Society.