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Hometown Teams – Collecting Girls’ and Women’s Sport Histories in Iowa

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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One event on April 22, 2018 at 12:00pm

Free
Start of Middle School Girls Cross Country Meet

Collecting Girls’ and Women’s Sport Histories in Iowa is part of a series of Hometown Teams events.  Smithsonian’s Museum on Main Street traveling exhibit “Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America” will be in Mount Vernon, Iowa from March 18 to April 29, 2018.  It is one of 11 related events that is scheduled while the exhibit is in Mount Vernon. 

Established in 1992, the Louise Noun – Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women’s Archives collects and makes available historical materials that tell the stories of Iowa women from all walks of life. In an effort to broaden its sport-related collections representatives from the Archives and Sport Studies faculty from the University of Iowa Department of American Studies are organizing a collection weekend. Please stop by to tell us your stories, ask questions about donating historical materials, or to donate documents, photographs, or other items related to 6-on-6 basketball or other sporting experiences.

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  • This event is sponsored by the University of Iowa Women’s Archives, University of Iowa Library.
  • Attendance is free and open to the public.

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Date:
April 22
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Joe Jennison
Phone:
(319) 210-9935
Email:
director@visitmvl.com

Venue

First Street Community Center Gymnasium – Mount Vernon, Iowa
221 First Street NE
Mount Vernon, IA 52314 United States
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Phone:
(319) 895-8060
Website:
http://www.firststreetcc.com/
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