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Author Matthews, George R., 1950-

Title America's first Olympics [electronic resource] : the St. Louis games of 1904 / George R. Matthews.

Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2005.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description ix, 242 p. : ill.
Series Sports and American culture series
Sports and American culture series.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-229) and index.
Contents A tale of two cities -- The ghost of Plato -- Transfer accepted -- St. Louis Olympian games -- Place in history.
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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2016. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Olympic Games (3rd : 1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0826215882 (alk. paper)

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