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Heroes & Underdogs Lecture Series - Dr. John Ott

Join us in celebrating the unsung heroes of the sporting world! Each Heroes & Underdogs lecture features a different group or individual who struggled against adversity, overcame great odds, or is in danger of being lost to history. 

June 13 - Dr. John Ott, James Madison University, on African-American jockeys in Gilded Age imagery

Reception begins at 6:00pm, talk begins at 6:30 p.m. $5 admission, free to NSLM members. RSVP to Anne Marie Barnes, Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, at (540) 687-6542 x25

Image: J. Cameron, Great Horses in a Great Race, 1890. Published by Currier & Ives, New York N.Y., circa 1891. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C.

Heroes & Underdogs Lecture Series - Dr. John Ott
  • 102 The Plains Rd
  • Middleburg, VA 20117
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  • National Sporting Library & Museum
  • $5, Free to NSLM Members