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Vintage Photos Show Women of the Woods at Their Finest

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Seeing photos from decades past is always exciting, and it’s even better when it’s all ladies doing all things vintage outdoors.

Let’s take a walk down memory lane to celebrate these women getting in touch with their own female badassery out in the woods, the water, and the gym floor. You’ll see.

Drexel Institute Rifle Team, circa 1925.

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Reddit/blsmothermon

Actress and renowned dancer Ginger Rogers fly fishing on her ranch, 1942.

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Reddit/smeltfisher

Rifle range practice at Roosevelt High School in Los Angeles, 1942.

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Reddit/TurtleFetus

Griffith Park archery contest in Los Angeles, 1933.

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Reddit/CanadianGladiator

Missouri University Shooting Club ladies, 1934.

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Reddit/Shellcode

Ava Gardner, former Frank Sinatra flame and actress, fishing, 1962.

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Reddit/RyanSmith

Doris Dean, winner of a 50-meter, 40 shot event hosted by the NRA with a perfect score of 400 in Toledo, Ohio, 1941.

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Reddit/MichaelConfoy

Reddit user Wenedotwbg’s grandparents fly fishing in Wyoming, circa 1957.

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Reddit/Wenedotwbg

High school rifle team portrait in 1925.

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Reddit/WikiArt

Reddit user duckysammy23’s grandma proving she can shoot with the best of them in 1950.

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Reddit/duckysammy23

Reddit user PirateNadine’s mom, posing for her portrait on the University of Missouri Rifle Team, 1968.

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Reddit/PirateNadine

Do you have any incredible photos of amazing females from your family? Any stories? We would love to see them! Feel free to share those on our social media outlets and they’ll have a place for our Women of the Woods feature every Wednesday.

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Vintage Photos Show Women of the Woods at Their Finest