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1936
Harold Musselman

Harold Musselman

Harold Musselman (which is an utterly fantastic name for a weightlifter), of the Baltimore YMCA, is shown here in January of 1936, smashing his own South Atlantic record in the snatch in the 165 lb class with a lift of 205 pounds. In the same meet, Musselman also set...

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The Atlanta Police Department Gym, 1936

The Atlanta Police Department Gym, 1936

Here’s a look into the (extremely well-stocked) Atlanta Police Department Gym, circa 1936. The Atlanta PD was clearly a BIG fan of kettlebell training at this time – I count eight of them in this picture, plus a pair of block weights. This gym was under the personal...

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Tag:
1936
Harold Musselman

Harold Musselman

Harold Musselman (which is an utterly fantastic name for a weightlifter), of the Baltimore YMCA, is shown here in January of 1936, smashing his own South Atlantic record in the snatch in the 165 lb class with a lift of 205 pounds. In the same meet, Musselman also set...

read more
The Atlanta Police Department Gym, 1936

The Atlanta Police Department Gym, 1936

Here’s a look into the (extremely well-stocked) Atlanta Police Department Gym, circa 1936. The Atlanta PD was clearly a BIG fan of kettlebell training at this time – I count eight of them in this picture, plus a pair of block weights. This gym was under the personal...

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