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Vintage Gym Class

Sweatpants not included.

Back in the day, phys ed used to be a little less dodgeball and a little more ... synchronized. Here, footage and images from gym class of yore.

Circa 1900, London Heritage Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images Circa 1900, London 1906, London Heritage Images/Getty Images 1906, London 1932, Arkansas Bettmann/Bettmann Archive 1932, Arkansas 1941, New York City Felix Man/Getty Images 1941, New York City 1942, Washington DC Universal History Archive/UIG via Getty Images 1942, Washington DC Circa 1950, Chicago Kirn Vintage Stock/Corbis via Getty Images Circa 1950, Chicago