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Michigan State University

History of Sports in America: Newspapers

Social and cultural ramifications of colonial sport. Rise of modern sport in the nineteenth century. Social significance of sport in modern America with special attention to economics, gender, race, and politics.

Newspaper Indexes

The State News - Michigan State University Student Newspaper

Microform - 1962 - present

Online - 1997 - present

State News Records (formally the Holcad), 1910 - 1969 at the MSU University Archives


Lansing State Journal - Mid-Michigan local Newspaper

Microform - 1980 - present


Detroit Free Press - ProQuest Historical Newspapers

08/1858 - 12/1922

Microfilm 1858 - Oct. 2009 - in the Main Library

Subject Guide

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