Kent State University Athletics

Kent State University Athletics

by Cara Gilgenbach, Theresa Walton
     
 

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Established in 1910 by the State of Ohio as a teachers' training college, Kent State Normal School rapidly evolved into a major research university during the first half of the 20th century. Kent State University Athletics chronicles the highlights of sports history during the institution's first 100 years. As athletics evolved from its close relation to physical

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Established in 1910 by the State of Ohio as a teachers' training college, Kent State Normal School rapidly evolved into a major research university during the first half of the 20th century. Kent State University Athletics chronicles the highlights of sports history during the institution's first 100 years. As athletics evolved from its close relation to physical education training and intramural play to varsity intercollegiate programs competing at the Division I level, a number of outstanding athletes, teams, and coaches arose, including several Olympic competitors and future professional athletes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781439619070
Publisher:
Arcadia Publishing SC
Publication date:
03/31/2008
Series:
Images of Sports
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
128
File size:
41 MB
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Meet the Author

Cara Gilgenbach heads the Department of Special Collections and Archives in the Kent State University libraries, where she administers the university archives collections, the source of most of the photographs featured in this book. Theresa Walton serves as assistant professor in the School of Exercise, Leisure and Sport at Kent State University, where she teaches a sports history class that uses the archival collection.

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