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ELEANOR LINKOUS WASHINGTON, D.C. SPORTS MEMORABILIA COLLECTION,1925-1956
#774

(.12 cubic feet: 1 .5 DB)

by: Cathy Keen, June 2001

Biography

Eleanor Linkous is a Smithsonian volunteer and baseball fan. She offered the items, which she inherited from her aunt, to the Archives Center after attending a Smithsonian Associates event on April 18, 2001, highlighting the Archives Center's baseball collections.

Scope and Content

The collection contains printed ephemera relating to professional sports in Washington, D.C. Included are programs for four separate sporting events held in Washington, D.C., all at Griffith Stadium. Three of the four items relate to baseball games, one to football. The scorecards in the baseball programs are filled in. Also included are two ticket stubs to the 1956 All-Star Game and some newspaper articles about that game.

Container List

Box Folder
1 1 1925 World Series Program, Washington Senators vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
2 1937 All-Star Game Program, held in Washington, D.C.
3 1942 National Football League World's Championship Program, Chicago Bears vs. Washington Redskins
4 1956 All-Star Game Program, held in Washington, D.C.; 2 ticket stubs
5 Articles about the 1956 All-Star game

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