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America's First Olympics : The St. Louis Games of 1904

Author: George R Matthews; Project Muse.
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2005.
Series: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Explores the history of the 1904 Olympics, held in St. Louis, Missouri, which featured first-time African American Olympians, a controversial marathon, and documentation by photojournalist Jessie Tarbox Beals. Examines the controversy surrounding the transfer of the games from Chicago to St. Louis"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George R Matthews; Project Muse.
ISBN: 9780826264756 0826264751
OCLC Number: 1080552039
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 242 p. :) ill.
Contents: A tale of two cities --
The ghost of Plato --
Transfer accepted --
St. Louis Olympian games --
Place in history.
Series Title: Book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: George R. Matthews.

Abstract:

"Explores the history of the 1904 Olympics, held in St. Louis, Missouri, which featured first-time African American Olympians, a controversial marathon, and documentation by photojournalist Jessie Tarbox Beals. Examines the controversy surrounding the transfer of the games from Chicago to St. Louis"--Provided by publisher.

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