October 20, 2009

Divers, Louisiana

Photograph by Edwin L. Wisherd

This Month in Photo of the Day: Images from the National Geographic Archive

Swimming and diving are on the curriculum of Newcomb College. The college-for-women branch of Tulane University bears the name of H. Sophie Newcomb, the only daughter of Mrs. Josephine Louise Newcomb, whose gifts to the institution amounted to three million dollars.

From the National Geographic vintage collection.


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