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German Athletic Sports Club, 1909

German Athletic Sports Club, 1909

A look at the Athletic Sports Club Zelisheim (Germany), and their awesome training equipment, circa 1909. As was typical of the day, this sports club taught wrestling as well as weight lifting. Note the squared handles of their kettlebells — a typical feature of...

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The Q.V.P.C.C.

The Q.V.P.C.C.

The only identifier on this photo is Q.V.P.C.C — the last three letters in the abbreviation likely stands for “Physical Culture Club” but no idea about the Q.V. part (Quo Vadis? Queen Victoria? Something Valley?) — We’ll probably never know for sure. The George F....

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Tag:
Group Photo
German Athletic Sports Club, 1909

German Athletic Sports Club, 1909

A look at the Athletic Sports Club Zelisheim (Germany), and their awesome training equipment, circa 1909. As was typical of the day, this sports club taught wrestling as well as weight lifting. Note the squared handles of their kettlebells — a typical feature of...

read more
The Q.V.P.C.C.

The Q.V.P.C.C.

The only identifier on this photo is Q.V.P.C.C — the last three letters in the abbreviation likely stands for “Physical Culture Club” but no idea about the Q.V. part (Quo Vadis? Queen Victoria? Something Valley?) — We’ll probably never know for sure. The George F....

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