Title

Chapter 2: Of Tennis Dresses, Golf Sweaters and Bicycling Shorts; College Women and the Making of the American Sportswear Industry, 1890–1960

Document Type

Book Section

Publication Date

11-18-2020

Publication Title

Sportswomen’s Apparel in the United States

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

First page number:

35

Last page number:

54

Abstract

This paper presents in tandem a history of bicycling shorts and golf sweaters, and the cultural contexts that took these garments from gym garb to wardrobe staples.

Keywords

Shorts; Sweaters; Sportswear; Collegiate; Women's wear

Disciplines

Social and Behavioral Sciences | Sports Studies

Language

English

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