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|Ellen B. Canfield - 1926
Ellen Canfield came to Cornell in 1894 to "supervise the women's work in physical culture, and here spent her life of gallant service".
Organized sports for women at Cornell did not begin until after WWI. Ellen Canfield was hired to be the women's physical training instructor, and coach for women's
rowing. She was a disciple of legendary rowing coach Charles Courtney, and highly respected and influential as the head of women's athletics, held in awe by many.
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