Women's Physical Education Experiences in the Late 1960s

Barbara Maletz's Survey Response on Physical Education
Date: 
March, 1979

A female graduate of the class of 1969 elaborated about her physical education experiences at Dickinson in her "Women as Leaders" survey. While at Dickinson, she participated in Field Hockey out on Biddle Field, which she commented that it seemed much too far away for them. The graduate also had a squash class that was in the courts that were attached to the math building that "had a lump in the floor. She had a square dancing class in the gymnasium and golf on the lawn near Drayer. The graduate stated that the gym outfits, these white shirts and red Bermudas, all the women "stupidly bought and then rarely wore" them.

Location of Document in Archives: 
Women as Leaders Survey-1960s (Slotten)