Tag: Nell Schmidt

Pioneering Swimmers In San Francisco Bay

Pioneering Women In San Francisco Bay Courtesy of the International Swimming Hall of Fame. The International Swimming Hall of Fame archives have a photo of an old pigskin award presented in 1912 to Nell Schmidt, a pioneering open water swimmer from the Dolphin Club in San Francisco, by the City of Alameda, California (on San Francisco Bay). The award is

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Pioneering Women In San Francisco Bay

Pioneering Women In San Francisco Bay Meg Keller-Marvin of the International Swimming Hall of Fame provided a wonderful photo of an amazing pigskin award presented to Nell Schmidt, a pioneering open water swimmer, in 1912 by the City of Alameda, California (near San Francisco Bay). The award is at Nell's surviving granddaughter's home in Bloomsburg,

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