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Coverage for grant LT-50065-09

Pride and Passion: The African American Baseball Experience - A Traveling Exhibition to Libraries
Chad Kahl, Illinois State University

Grant details:

Milner Library scores Negro League exhibit (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Dan Craft
Publication: The Pantagraph
Date: 3/22/2012
Abstract: '“Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience,' based on the permanent exhibit of the same name in the Baseball Hall of Fame, opens Wednesday at Illinois State University."

Edible books, African-American baseball shows at ISU (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Susan Almeida
Publication: WJBC
Date: 3/24/2012
Abstract: Toni Tucker, Illinois State University Milner Library assistant dean, and Ross Griffiths, head of Heritage and Legacy Collections, talk with The Broad View about free activities coming up soon. Make an Edible Book Festival entry and participate in “Pride & Passion”, several lectures and appearances by local and national historians concerning the African-American baseball experience.

‘Pride and Passion’ to be exhibited at Milner (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Logan Zimmerman
Publication: The Vidette
Date: 3/25/2012
Abstract: article from student newspaper

Baseball History (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Kris Lindsey
Publication: TV10
Date: 4/2/2012
Abstract: ISU’s Milner Library is hosting an exhibit about African-American Baseball by the student TV station.

African American Baseball Experience (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Carlos T. Miranda
Publication: The Pantagraph
Date: 4/13/2012
Abstract: Ernie Westfield at the Pride and Passion traveling panel exhibit Friday, March 30, 2012, at Illinois State's Milner Library in Normal. Milner Library is hosting the traveling exhibit Pride and Passion: The African American Baseball Experience. It chronicles the history of baseball's Negro leagues challenges and successes of African-American players.

Milner to host founder of Negro Leagues project (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Logan Zimmerman
Publication: Vidette
Date: 4/15/2012
Abstract: "Milner Library will host guest speaker Jeremy Krock to discuss “The Negro Leagues Grave Marker Project” on Wednesday, April 18 from 7 p.m. until 8 p.m. on the main floor of Milner Library."

Negro League Baseball player speaks on history (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Elizabeth Brei
Publication: Vidette
Date: 5/3/2012
Abstract: "Ernie L. Westfield, a former baseball player, presented “Negro League Baseball: Yesterday and Today” in Milner Library Thursday evening. It was the final part of the Pride and Passion series at Milner."

Negro League Baseball Exhibits Visits ISU (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Chris Newman
Publication: The Indy
Date: 4/1/2012
Abstract: article on Bloomington-Normal independent newspaper