Working Americans: 1880-2009: Volume X: Sports & Recreation, 1st Edition

  • Volume 10
  • Scott Derks
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  • ISBN-10: 1592374867
  • ISBN-13: 9781592374861
  • DDC: 305.5
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released August 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Overview

Working Americans 1880-2009 Volume X: Sports & Recreation focuses on the lighter side of life in America. Examining professional sports to amateur sports to leisure time and recreation, this interesting volume illustrates how Americans had fun from the Civil War to the present time. Intriguing profiles in each decade-long chapter are supplemented with information on current events, community issues, pricing of the times and news articles to give the reader a broader understanding of what was happening in that individual’s world and how it shaped their life.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface.
Introduction.
Table of Contents.
Dedication.
Acknowledgements.
1: 1880–1899.
2: 1883 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1883.
3: 1888 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1888.
4: 1893 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1893.
5: 1877 News Feature.
6: 1900–1909.
7: 1901 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1901.
8: 1904 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1904.
9: 1909 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1909.
10: 1904 News Feature.
11: 1910–1919.
12: 1913 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1913.
13: 1914 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1914.
14: 1919 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1919.
15: 1913 News Feature.
16: 1920–1929.
17: 1925 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1925.
18: 1927 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1927.
19: 1929 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1929.
20: 1924 News Feature.
21: 1930–1939.
22: 1933 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1933.
23: 1936 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1936.
24: 1938 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1938.
25: 1938 News Feature.
26: 1940–1949.
27: 1944 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1944.
28: 1946 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1946.
29: 1948 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1948.
30: 1949 News Feature.
31: 1950–1959.
32: 1952 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1952.
33: 1956 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1956.
34: 1958 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1958.
35: 1956 News Feature.
36: 1960–1969.
37: 1960 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1960.
38: 1962 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1962.
39: 1968 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1968.
40: 1960 News Feature.
41: 1970–1979.
42: 1977 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1977.
43: 1978 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1978.
44: 1979 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1979.
45: 1972 News Feature.
46: 1980–1989.
47: 1983 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1983.
48: 1985 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1985.
49: 1989 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1989.
50: 1983 News Feature.
51: 1990–1999.
52: 1995 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1995.
53: 1998 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1998.
54: 1999 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 1999.
55: 1994 News Feature.
56: 2000–2009.
57: 2001 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 2001.
58: 2006 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 2006.
59: 2009 Profile.
Historical Snapshot 2009.
60: 2005 News Feature.
Index.
Other Backmatter.