Boston School of Physical Education building at 105 South Huntington, Boston
M. H. Sanderson and six other women posed in canoe.
Archery class
Progress of new building
Dockser Hall under construction

Why did seven young women found a school of physical education? How did Bouvé-Boston grow into a global institution?


What qualities have guided Bouvé’s leaders? How did these leaders foster relationships with students?


What educational theories have informed Bouvé curriculum? Who enrolled in the physical education and physical therapy programs?


How do school activities shape a collective identity? What do former students remember about their time at Bouvé?

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