Welcome to the Resource Guide for HIST0556 Sport in American History. Here you will find many of the resources that will be helpful to you in your research. Feel free to contact me for a research consultation. You can directly access my calendar in the box at lower left.
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The guide has been newly updated to address some issues regarding accessing library resources from off-campus during the COVID-19 situation. Many of your questions will be answered here.
Murad Cigarette Card: "Brown University discus thrower." 1911. Images of Brown. Brown Digital Repository.
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Try asking yourself the following questions:
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The above test was developed by librarian Sarah Blakeslee and her team at California State University, Chico.