Advertising, postcards, trade cards, and stereographs, depicting African Americans in stereotypical or demeaning ways.
Videotapes, internal and external company publications, product catalogs and business files relating to Nike's domestic and international marketing and promotions.
Collection documents the life of Gilbert L. Friedlein, semi-professional baseball player and grain elevator operator, and his son Gilbert Friedlein, Jr. It includes photographs, a baseball contract, and correspondence.
The Sherman Poppen Papers document the snurfer, the predecessor of the snowboard that he invented in 1965. The snurfer, a sled that was ridden while standing up, originally consisted of two skis bound together. Snurfer competitions fueled the development of the snowboard as a piece of sporting equipment. This collection contains material describing the snurfer's place in snowboarding history, and the associated business and legal aspects.
Two photograph albums, two scrapbooks, carbon copy typescript of master's thesis, miscellaneous photographs, etc. Scrapbooks contain newspaper clippings about De La Hunt's career as a "girl sports reporter" and articles by her.
Presentation: Darby discusses windsurfing and his invention and development of the sailboard.
This accession consists of records which document the various aspects of exhibition development, planning, design and publicity for the exhibition, "Champions of American Sport." This was the first major art exhibit devoted to outstanding American sports personalities and to the aesthetic qualities of sport and human movement. It consisted ...
Lloyd A. Strickland purchased these souvenir cards while attending the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin, Germany.
The collection consists of newslettersDodgers Line Drives, Brooklyn Dodgers Fan Club Newsletter, and Gabe-o-gram, albums of trading cards and Hall of Fame postcards, many of which have been autographed. There are also photographs of teams, individual players, and a photograph of Ronald Gabriel with Babe Ruth. There is a large scrapbook containing over 1000 autographs and several items of baseball ephemera, including placemats, magnets, scorecards, team schedules, programs, and posters.
Photographs of Jean Bartel during the Miss America Pageant in 1943 and her activities during her reign.