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Coverage for grant LT-50076-09

LT-50076-09
Pride and Passion: The African American Baseball Experience - A Traveling Exhibition to Libraries
Beth Keller, Highland Park Public Library

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=LT-50076-09

Take Me Out to the Ball Game...at the Library (Media Coverage)
Publication: 60035
Date: 6/1/2010
Abstract: feature about exhibit in "The Last Word" page.

(Media Coverage)
Publication: Chicago Life Magazine
Date: 8/1/2010
Abstract: Events listing

"It Might Be...It Could Be...It Is...Baseball at the Library (Media Coverage)
Publication: Triblocal
Date: 12/21/2011
Abstract: Article about exhibit and events posted on Web site.
Link: http://www.triblocal.com

(Media Coverage)
Publication: What's Happening
Date: 8/7/2010
Abstract: Library events page in local monthly newspaper distributed to all of Highland Park. Photo from exhibit included.

Library Plans Baseball Hall of Fame Exhibit (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Charles Berman
Publication: Highland Park News
Date: 8/12/2010
Abstract: Article about exhibit. Article featured three photos from the exhibit and an interview with Sharon Robinson, the daughter of Jackie Robinson. Ms. Robinson was the featured speaker at the exhibit opening event.

(Media Coverage)
Author(s): Elliot Harris
Publication: Chicago Sun-Times
Date: 8/19/2010
Abstract: Sports column in Chicago Sun-Times. The column mentioned that Sharon Robinson, and former Negro League players would be appearing at the Library in conjunction with the exhibit.

Super 'Pride & Passion' exhbit a big hit (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Elliot Harris
Publication: Chicago Sun-Times
Date: 12/21/2011
Abstract: The Sun-Times ran an article about the opening day of the exhibit. The article began as follows: "As far as library events go, Highland Park hit a game-winning home run Sunday." The article featured a photo of Sharon Robinson, daugheter of Jackie Robinson, who was the featured speaker at the opening day, standing next to a picture of her father in the exhibit.

African-American Passion in Baseball (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Randy Blaser
Publication: Pioneer Press
Date: 8/26/2010
Abstract: Randy Blaser's column appears in several of the weekly Pioneer Press papers including the Highland Park News. His column on August 26 was entirely devoted to the Pride & Passion exhibit at the Library.

Exhibit Honors a tested pride, passion (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Lauren Harrison
Publication: Chicago Tribune
Date: 12/21/2011
Abstract: The reporter for this article toured the exhibit with Sharon Robinson, Jackie Robinson's daughter, and the featured speaker at the opening event for the exhibit at the Library. The article included an interview with Erik Strohl, the senior director of exhibits and collections at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and a section called a daughter's view - Sharon Robinson's thoughts about her father. The article also featured other events that the library was hosting in conjunction with the exhibit.

Banks speaks at Library Exhibit (Media Coverage)
Publication: Highland Park News
Date: 9/2/2010
Abstract: A cover on the Highland Park News, a weekly paper devoted to news and events in Highland Park. The cover featured Ernie Banks, Hall of Famer for the Chicago Cubs and former Negro League player, speaking at the Library. Two additional photos were featured in the paper along with information about the exhibit and a recap of the opening event for the exhibit.

"Pride and Passion: The African American Baseball Experience" (Media Coverage)
Date: 9/4/2010
Abstract: Front page of the Chicago Tribune. Included in the Saturday Planner column which ran on the front page.

Pride and Passion: The African-American Baseball Experience (Media Coverage)
Publication: Midwest Living
Date: 10/1/2010
Abstract: Exhibit featured as one of the events in Illinois in the Celebrations section of the magazine.

(Media Coverage)
Publication: WGN News
Date: 8/19/2010
Abstract: The exhibit was featured on WGN TV during two newscasts. A reporter filmed interviews with the director and the markeing specialist at the exhibit. The feature ran during two newscasts.

Baseball Exhibit a Great Catch by Suburban Library (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Karen Huelsman
Publication: Chicago Sun-Times
Date: 12/21/2011
Abstract: Chicago Sun-Times Weekend section featured article about exhibit. The article included a photo from the exhibit and interviews with Sharon Robinson, Jackie Robinson's daughter, who spoke at the exhbiit opening and with Erik Strohl, the exhibit's curator.

(Media Coverage)
Publication: Chicago Tribune
Date: 8/20/2010
Abstract: Chicago Tribune's Friday section, which features entertainment events, featured the exhibit in the "In the 'Burbs" page, a page that highlights key events in the suburbs.

African-American Baseball Exhibit to Open in HIghland Park (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Donald Liebenson
Publication: Chicago Tribune
Date: 8/20/2010
Abstract: The Chicago Tribune featured the exhibit as a "Best Bet." The article featured interviews with Sharon Robinson, Jackie Robinson's daughter, and the speaker at the exhibit opening, and with the Erik Strohl, senior director of exhibits and collections at the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

"Pride and Passion: The African American Baseball Experience: (Media Coverage)
Date: 7/26/2010
Abstract: Make It Better, an enewsletter featured an article aobut the exhibit in the upcoming events section.
Link: http://www.makeitbetter.net

(Media Coverage)
Publication: What's Happening
Date: 8/21/2010
Abstract: What's Happening, a free bi-monthly newspaper delivered to all of Highland Park featured a large photo of Jackie Robinson and a explanation of the exhibit along with a listing of all of the events held in conjunction with the exhibit.


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