A black and white photograph of fitness expert Joseph H. Pilates at the age of 72. The caption in the upper right says, "Joseph H. Pilates: founder of Contrology, at seventy-two years of age; with several of his inventions for physical rehabilitation."
The photo was shared as a part of a portfolio Pilates titled "Return to Life Through Contrology," showing him at the ages of 57, 60, 72, and 82. The cover was signed in handwriting, "To my dear friend Charley Miller with youthful Greetings! Joe."
The margin includes the text, "Moss Photo Service, Inc., 350 W. 50th St., New York 19, N.Y."
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Fogler Library, DigitalCommons@UMaine,
MS 348, Charley Miller Papers
Pilates, fitness, Miller family