Browse by Subject "History"

  • Hobart, Nicholas (2006-05-15)
    This study traces the developments in baseball since the late 1800s. On the basis of literature and archival research, the author argues that baseball played a vital role in the growth of athletics at the University of ...

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  • Getz, Lowell L. (2016-08-15)
    A brief history of the development of the University of Illinois from it beginnings as a very small local college to a large world class University. At the beginning, March 2, 1868, it was the Illinois Industrial University, ...

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  • Armbruster, Bonnie B.; Anderson, Thomas H. (Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading.Cambridge, Mass. : Bolt Beranek and Newman, Inc., 1982-07)

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  • Ivaska, James (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the photographic representation of student athletes and references to their service in the military in the 1940s, specifically during World War II. On the basis of archival, literature, and internet ...

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  • Meyer, Andy (2006-05-15)
    This project investigates the events leading up to Roger Bannister’s record-breaking four minute mile in 1954. It focuses on the role of T.K. Cureton, founder of the kinesiology department and professor of physical education ...

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  • Williams, Beth Ann (2016-04)
    What does it mean for a place or person to have history? When used in the context of community, the phrase indicates a past connection. For historians of Africa it is a battle cry as we work to defend, understand, and ...

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  • Hemmen, Becky (2007-05-15)
    This project examines the integration of the physical education programs in to the university. The author seeks to answer the following questions: What were the major reasons for the start of the program? What actions ...

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  • Moy, Lauren (2007-05-15)
    This project examines the history and progression of the Women’s golf team at the university. The author seeks to answer how opportunities became available for these athletes, and how the women’s team has progressed since ...

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  • Warne, Lisa (Department of Physics. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991-06)

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  • Allen, Robert B.; Zhu, Weizhong; Sieczkiewicz, Robert (2010-02-03)
    Newspapers are rich sources of evidence of history and literally millions of pages of historical newspapers have now been digitized. We aim to develop tools for effectively browsing this rich resource. However, the structure ...

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  • West, Linda (2007-05-15)
    This project explores Women’s Tennis at the University of Illinois prior to 1975. The author is interested in media coverage of Women’s Collegiate tennis and focuses on an inquiry into finding information on the 1975 U.S. ...

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  • Leetaru, Kalev (2012-06-18)
    See history unfold through Wikipedia through space and time. This animation sequence shows the view of world history 1800-2012 captured by the English-language Wikipedia. Every mention of a location or date anywhere in ...

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