Links to the Past: A Historic Resource Study of National Park Service Golf Courses in the District of Columbia

Links to the Past: A Historic Resource Study of National Park Service Golf Courses in the District of Columbia
Title:
Links to the Past: A Historic Resource Study of National Park Service Golf Courses in the District of Columbia
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
024-003-00226-7
ISBN:
9780160946424
Description

Do you live in the D.C. Metro area?  Are you interested in the sport of golf?  This resource brings together the history of golf within the golf courses of the Nation's Capital. You will learn about the design of the golf courses managed by the National Park Service to include golf courses at:

  • East Potomac Park
  • Rock Creek Park
  • Langston

By reading this text, you will also discover that the National Park Service also covers efforts to desegregate the city's public golf courses since these public golf courses played a role in Washington, DC's civil rights movement.    These three courses have hosted numerous tournaments, renowned American golfers, as well as countless local citizens have played on these golf courses. 

 

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Audience

Golfing enthusiasts may be interested in this historical resource.  Students pursuing research about the civil rights movement, especially in the Nation's Capital, will want to read this primary source reference.   All libraries should have a copy of this historical refernce for their patrons to access through their collections. 

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$75.00
International Price:
$105.00
Publisher:
Interior Dept., National Park Service,Division of Cultural Resources, National Capital Region, Resource Stewardship and Science
Author:
  • Babin, Patricia Kuhn
Key Phrases:
  • Washington DC
  • Golf
  • District of Columbia
  • National Park Service
  • Civil Rights
  • East Potomac Park Golf Course
  • Rock Creek Park Golf Course
Weight:
3.5625
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Record Creation Date:
06/29/2018
Last Status Update:
04/16/2019
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