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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Leisure in Sulphur Springs, 1910-present

Event Date:

August 25 @ 2:00 pm


Sulphur Springs Museum and Heritage Center
1101 East River Cove Street
Tampa, FL 33604


Elizabeth Bird

Program Description:

Sports and the pursuit of recreation and leisure activities bring people and communities together. These activities have also exposed tensions and challenged racial norms. What were leisure and recreational like in Sulphur Springs and Spring Hill (Tampa) in the early 1900s and what can we learn today from this look back? Talk presented in conjunction with the Smithsonian exhibition Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America.



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