Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Interesting Vintage Pictures of Female Students from the 1920s to 1950s

Madame Lubovska teaching student dancers from the National American Ballet school. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). August 1924

A college student prepares to try out a small glider at the London Gliding Club on Dunstable Downs. (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 15th April 1933

Students at a dance school dancing in front of a large, round mirror. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1935

A group of ladies learning “The Charleston” dance. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). March 1935

International pupils at an outdoor physical education class at the English-Scandinavian Summer School in Milner Court, Sturry, Kent. (Photo by William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 7th August 1935

Two female members of a keep fit group learn boxing techniques as part of self defence lessons. (Photo by Reg Speller/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 7th December 1935

Glenn Erikson teaching pupils how to relax their throats for improved voice control. The Paramount actresses are Kay Gordon, Jane Rhodes and Jeanne Perkins who are all training for “Florida Special”. (Photo by Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images). 1936

Would-be skiers taking lessons from an Austrian ski champion in the gym, learning that suppleness is essential in skiing. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 20th February 1936

Lucie Clayton instructs pupils in the art of correct posture by balancing a glass and book on their heads at her finishing school in Old Cavendish Street, London. (Photo by William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 25th November 1936

A school girl from Pengworn Ladies College, Cheltenham learning tha art of balancing to cultivate good carriage in walking by balancing a plate on her head whilst standing on one leg on a pole and spinning a hoop with her knee! (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 14th December 1936

A record number of students, a third of them girls, have enrolled for the winter session at the East Anglian Institute of Agricultural Studies in Chelmsford, Essex. (Photo by Fred Morley/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 1st November 1937

Trainee nurses examine a model of a human body to learn anatomy. (Photo by Gerry Cranham/Fox Photos/Getty Images). 7th October 1938

Students at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in Bloomsbury, London, applying make-up backstage. (Photo by Felix Man/Picture Post/Getty Images). 29th October 1938

Undergraduates of Oxford University walking to lectures, well equipped with books. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 6th November 1938

Four students at a Liverpool drama school enjoy a lesson in face-slapping. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 4th February 1939

Military training has been introduced to the schools in Budapest. Here the pupils of a girl's school are issued with their arms. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 4th February 1939

One of the students shows a little more leg than necessary at a cricket match at the Goldsmith's Art College end of term party in London. The theme of the occasion is “A Roman Holiday”. (Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images). 17th July 1948

French university students dance the jitterbug in Paris. (Photo by Keystone Features/Getty Images). 1949

18-year old London student Mercy Haystead enjoys a plate of spaghetti, whilst on holiday in Italy as an official guest of the town of Positano. (Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images). September 1949

18-year old London student Mercy Haystead on holiday in Italy as an official guest of the town of Positano. (Photo by Bert Hardy/Picture Post/Getty Images). 24th September 1949

Overseas students studying ballet at the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Training Centre, London, 3rd November 1949. Left to right: Denise Shalovsky of Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), Felicia Zaymes and Valerie Goddard of South Africa. Shalovsky is training to teach ballet. (Photo by William Vanderson/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Three female students reading a book circa 1950's. (Photo by Keystone View/FPG/Getty Images)

Members of the “Greenwich Village Follies” learning to become good cooks and bakers at the Mary Ryan Tea Room in Greenwich Village, New York. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). Circa 1925

Trainee fashion models learn how to carry themselves gracefully by balancing books on their heads at a school of modelling and deportment in the West End of London. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 1925

Lady detectives learning their trade. Mr. Kersey is showing them how to apprehend a suspect. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). April 1927

Students at the Heatherley School of Art in Baker Street, London, painting a nude model in the portrait studio. (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images). November 1927

A young woman taking flying lessons at Brooklands School. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). 1929

Dancing school pupils practice en plein air at Worthing in East Sussex. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images). May 1933

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