Archive for July, 2012
Today’s post is written by Kimberlee Ried, public programs specialist at the National Archives in Kansas City. “Take me out to the ball game, take me out with the crowd . . .” These words, written by Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer in 1908, are still heard every night at baseball parks across America, [...]
Posted by Hilary on July 9, 2012, under News and Events, Unusual documents.
Tags: baseball, Bill Doak, catcher's mitts, Doak, mitts, patents, Rawlings, Rawlings Manufacturing, St. Louis, US Patent Office, Victor Sporting goods
Temporary tattoos on July 4! 10: The reading starts at 10 am, so the Metro isn’t crowded. 9: Your Facebook pictures will make everyone jealous. 8: You love the sound of the fife and drums. 7: Secretly you wish were a historical reenactor! 6: Everyone gets a free fan. 5: Audience participation: boo (at [...]