Fairmount Rowing Association photograph, 1894


Permanent ID:
13444
Date:
1894
Image Description:
Photograph of the 1894 Fairmount 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.
Format:
Photographs
Dimensions:
Width: 25.8 cm, Height: 20.3 cm
Collection:
Philadelphia Record photograph morgue
Related Person or Organization:
The Schuylkill Navy (relates to)
Library of Congress Subjects:
Rowing clubs [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh93010075]
Sculling, Team [info:lc/vocabulary/graphicMaterials/tgm009288]
Trophies [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh2001009202]