Monday, August 8, 2011

Lecture by John J. Miller: "The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football," September 14, 2011

John J. Miller
"The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football"

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

John J. Miller, U-M graduate and author of The Big Scrum: How Teddy Roosevelt Saved Football, will lecture on his new book and the history of college football and the social changes in America that made college football popular.

John is a graduate of the University of Michigan and this fall will become director of the Herbert H. Dow II Journalism Program at Hillsdale College.  His lecture is in conjunction with the Library's current exhibit, The Games We Played: Sports in 19th Century America.

Free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Library at (734) 764-2347 or visit our website:

William L. Clements Library
909 S. University Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI

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