The History of Physical Culture The History of Physical Culture

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The History of Physical Culture

We hope you will enjoy our gallery of photos and llustrations taken from a bound volume of "Culture Physique" published in 1906.  Our gratitude to Dr. Tom Balchin for this fascinating glimpse at history during this era.  View   

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The History of Physical Culture

Our Open-Access Library was established to help preserve the History of Physical Culture and to serve as an educational resource for physical culturists, researchers, academia and PC followers. This vast Library contains original works of David Gentle, Author & Historian and Ron Tyrrell along with  historical reproductions of articles, books, training courses, rare photos and illustrations.   Check "Latest Installment" for exciting new arrivals or browse the Author's index.  New installments are added regularly. 


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