Volume/Folder: Fairmount Rowing Association photograph, 1894

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Record Number: 13444
Folder: 3076
Relates to: The Schuylkill Navy
Date of Original: 1894
Date of Reproduction: February 18 1940
Original Format: Photographs
Dimensions: 25.8 by 20.3 cm
Image description: Photograph of the 1894 Farimount Rowing Association surrounded by their trophies. This photograph was reprinted in a 1940 edition of the Philadelphia Record for a brief article on the association, which still exists today.
Fairmount Rowing Association is an amateur rowing club, founded in 1877. The facility, located at #2 Boathouse Row in the historic Boathouse Row of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is on the National Register of Historic Places. Fairmount originally catered to blue-collar youths living in the Fairmount neighborhood. In 1916, after decades of being rejected, the club was finally allowed to join the Schuylkill Navy. The Club boasts being known as the "premiere club for Masters rowing in the mid-Atlantic region" and has produced several world class rowers.
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This online record contains two images of one photograph from folder 3076, labeled as "Fairmount Club 1930-40." This folder contains five photographs total.