Tag Archive | Olympics

Countdown to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo! – Part II

In the second in our series, Countdown to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo!, we’re showcasing materials about Mikio Oda/織田幹雄, the first Japanese to win an Olympic gold medal (triple jump event at the 1928 Olympic games in Amsterdam). See Part I here. Below is a list of items related to Mikio Oda. Books Orinpikku monogatari/オリンピック物語 […]

Countdown to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo! – Part I

It’s only six months until the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo begin!  We’re looking forward to watching!  In the spirit of celebrating this historical event, we’ll be featuring Olympics-related items from our collection in the coming months. Stay turned! The first in this series is an this article published in Yomiuri Sports in July 1948 […]

Ready for the Olympics?

The Prange Collection holdings are comprehensive, with magazines, newspapers, and books covering virtually all subjects.  One of the strengths of the collection, however, is popular, non-academic publications addressing home life, recreation, the arts, and sports.  With 138 magazine titles and approximately 210 books in the collection related to sports, the world of athletics during the […]