EXAMINE: Physical Education
National Turnfest souvenir book, 1906
In June of 1905, the Socialer Turnverein and the South Side Turnverein joined together to host the 29th National Turnfest, a quadrennial sports competition among teams from Turnvereins across the United States. The 29th Turnfest even included one team from Germany. Athletic events took place at the Indiana State Fairgrounds, and a parade was held in downtown Indianapolis. This souvenir book contains photographs of and information about the Turnfest.
Access Aids:American Turners Records, Ruth Lilly Special Collections and Archives, University Library, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.
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