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Part two of this special feature on African-American baseball leagues and teams focuses on the Champaign Eagles, part of the Eastern Illinois League in the 1950s and 1960s. Features personal reminiscences by Ernie Westfield, J.W. Pirtle, Bud Johnson,…

Tells stories about Negro League Baseball and its impact locally. Features biographies of individual players, such as John C. Johnson, Sr, Vernon C. Lewis, and Elsa Utley, as well as clippings from local newspapers describing the League.

Documents an exhibit on African-American women in Champaign-Urbana held at the Early American Museum.

This Legacy is Yours: Celebrating the Lasting Contributions of African American Women opened June 2nd and remained on display through September…

Documents an exhibit on African-American women in Champaign-Urbana held at the Early American Museum.

This Legacy is Yours: Celebrating the Lasting Contributions of African American Women opened June 2nd and remained on display through September…

Exhibit created by Champaign County African American History Committee and displayed at Lincoln Square Mall, downtown Urbana. Individuals photographed include: Carrie Pope Banks, Nathaniel Banks, Erma Bridgewater, Doris Hoskins, Nate Dixon, Hester…

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Museum of the Grand Prairie (formerly Early American Museum), Mahomet, Illinois, a unit of the Champaign County Forest Preserve District, in Mahomet, Illinois Doris K. Wylie Hoskins Archive for Cultural Diversity Finding Aid (includes Scope…

Mrs. Doris Baker (Wylie) Hoskins worked in the Nonacadernic Personnel Office at the University of Illinois from 1947-1974 and she taught Orientation Class for new employees from 1968-1974. Doris was appointed a member ofthe Citizen's Advisory…

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