Discover Greatness: An Illustrated History of Negro League Baseball

Event Type: Fine Arts
Date: 8/6/2013
Start Time: All Day
 On loan from the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City, Missouri, this exhibit has traveled nationally to help bring the rich history of black baseball to hundreds of people outside of Kansas City. Discover Greatness features close to 90-framed photographs showcasing the history of African-American Baseball from the late 1800s-1960s. The exhibit is divided into 5 sections:

*Pre-1900: The Beginnings of Black Baseball
*1901-1919: The Great Independents
*1920-1931: A League of Their Own
*1932-1946: Heyday
*1947: The Color Line Falls

Library: William F. Laman Public Library    Map to the Main Library
Location: Exhibit Hall - Main Library, 2nd Floor
Contact: Debra Wood
Contact Number: 501.771.1995 x105
Presenter: Debra S. Wood