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Golden Gloves Tournament

The collection contains background information, correspondence, newspaper publicity, expense records, etc., relating to the Citizens Tribune newspaper's involvement with Golden Gloves Tournaments in Springfield from 1944 through 1956.
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Horse Events at Illinois State Fairgrounds Collection

The Illinois State Fairgrounds has been the site of horse racing and horse shows since it was located in 1894 north of Sangamon Avenue and west of Peoria Road.
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Illinois State Athletic Commission Collection

The collection contains materials from J.R. Fitzpatrick from his time on the Illinois Athletic Commission.
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Prairie Arts Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of America Collection

The collections includes the chapter’s history, correspondence, news articles, invoices, program materials, book and equipment inventory, membership information, photo scrapbook pages, EGA materials, Heartland Regional materials, and PCA monthly newsletter “Needle News” from 1985-2014.
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Springfield Cardinals Collection

The Springfield Cardinals were a minor league baseball team in Springfield, Illinois from 1982 through 1993. They played in Robin Roberts Stadium, previously known as Lanphier Park.
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Springfield Philatelic Society Collection

The Springfield Philatelic Society was begun in 1952 in order to give area philatelists an opportunity to meet, exchange stamps and ideas, promote their hobby, and encourage newcomers to the hobby.
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Springfield Rowing Collection

The collection is a combination of materials from the Springfield Rowing Club, the Springfield Rowing Development Association, and the Lake Springfield Rowing Club.
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