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Catalog Number 1948.132.068
Object Name Program
Title First Annual Championship Games of the Amateur Athletic Union of the United States
Scope & Content Program for the first Annual Championship Games of the Amateur Athletic Union of the United State held on the grounds of the Detroit Athletic Club on September 19, 1888. The program is bound in a yellow paper cover with decorative lettering for the title. Within are lists of committee members, board members, and officers responsible of the day, as well as schedules and lists of competitors for various track and field events: 100 yards run, 120 yards hurdle, one mile walk, one mile run, 220 yards run, two mile bicycle race, 220 yards hurdle race, three mile walk, 440 yards run, 880 yards run, five mile run, running high jump, tug of war, 16 pound shot put, running long jump, 16 pound hammer throw, pole vault, and 56 pound weight throw. In addition there are numerous illustrated advertisements.
Date 1888
Extent of Description 7" x 10" x .0125"
Collection General History
Search Terms Detroit Athletic Club
Sports
Foot Races