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Jane Brissman scrapbook

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Identifier: MSS 161
Overview Jane Sweet Brissman (1910-2006) became Augustana's first full time physical education teacher for women when she joined the faculty in 1936. During her time at Augustana she instituted a physical education program for women and founded "play days" for female students. These contests, which were later known as Women's Sports Days, commenced competitive athletics for women at Augustana. The Jane Brissman scrapbook, 1936-1954 and undated, documents the first 18 years of Brissman's time at...

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  • Subject: College sports for women -- Illinois -- Rock Island X
  • Names: Brissman, Jane Sweet, 1910-2006 X