Ladies of the Lake: Oldest women's rowing club in the US

Ladies of the Lake: Oldest women's rowing club in the US

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The Oakland Women's Rowing Club, also known as the "Ladies of the Lake" is the oldest women's rowing club in the United States. Founded in 1916, the club rows in four whale boats every Wednesday morning on Oakland's Lake Merritt and is comprised of women between 60 and 80 years old. The women all wear matching uniforms with white jackets in the summer and orange in the winter and fall. The members enjoy the companionship of the club as well as the exercise and tradition. (Photographs by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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