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2014: Hometown Teams

In 2014, “Hometown Teams” toured seven Nebraska communities. The exhibition explored the origins of popular community sports in America and their evolution to today, the rise and significance of company-owned teams and leagues, and the role of sports in the civil rights struggles by minorities and women.

 

Hometowns Teams visited the following towns:

Nebraska City
March 1 – April 5
Morton-James Public Library
923 1st Corso | (402) 873-5609

Wahoo
April 14 – May 17
Wahoo Public Library
637 N Maple St. | (402) 443-3871

South Omaha
June 2 – July 3
El Museo Latino
4701 S 25th St. | (402) 731-1137

St. Paul
July 13 – August 9
St. Paul Library
1301 Howard Ave. | (308) 754-5223

Tilden
August 18 – September 20
Raymond A. Whitwer Tilden Public Library
202 S Center St. | (402) 368-5306

Alliance
September 29 – October 31
Knight Museum & Sandhills Center
908 Yellowstone Ave. | (308) 762-2384

Lexington
November 11 – December 13
Dawson County Historical Museum
805 N Taft St. | (308) 324-5340

 

Humanities Nebraska programming is made possible by:

and generous individuals, foundations, and businesses across Nebraska.