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Sports In Atlanta Exhibit

  • 01 Oct 2011
  • 31 Oct 2011
  • Atlanta, GA
GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AND ARCHIVES

Where: Special Collections and Archives
           Georgia State University Library
           100 Decatur Street, SE
           Atlanta, GA 30303-3202

Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Description: GSU’s Special Collections and Archives Department presents an exhibit exploring the impact of sports on the city of Atlanta, the South, and the Nation. It documents the early days of the Atlanta Crackers, the city’s first professional baseball team, to the recent founding of the GSU Football Program. Also highlighted are some pivotal legal controversies, such as the passage of Title IX, requiring schools to provide equal athletic opportunities for women, and the Major League Baseball strike between owners and players, culminating in the cancellation of the 1994 World Series.

For more information: Call 404-413-2880 or email archives@gsu.edu
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