American Women in Sport, 1887-1987

American Women in Sport, 1887-1987

A 100-year Chronology

Book - 1989
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Compilers have divided the era 1887-1987 into four time periods, based on society's attitudes about women in sports and on the changing organizational control of women's athletic competition in the United States: the Pre-Organizational Era (1887-1916); the Organizational Era (1917-1956); the Competitive Period (sometimes known as the "Milk and Cookies Era" (1957-1971); and the Title IX Era (1972-1987). In each time period, a year-by-year chronology lists significant accomplishments in women's sports. Includes a few photos. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
Publisher: Metuchen, N.J. : Scarecrow Press, c1989.
ISBN: 9780810822054
Branch Call Number: Ref 796.0194 Ame
Characteristics: xvi, 149 p., [8] p. of plates : 23 cm.
Additional Contributors: Sparhawk, Ruth M. 1923-


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