Fencers, Fighters, and Dancers

Presented by MME Arcene de la Glaive

Strongwomen, fencers, boxers and lion Tamers (Oh MY!) this is a brief look at some of the Successful and possibly lesser known Women performers in traveling shows throughout North America and Europe in the 19th century. They not only challenged what Women were considered capable of, but helped champion and increase the accessibility of fitness and sports programs for Women and girls in the early 20th century