America's First Olympics: The St. Louis Games Of 1904 (Google eBook)
"Explores the history of the 1904 Olympics, held in St. Louis, Missouri, which featured first-time African American Olympians, a controversial marathon, and documentation by photojournalist Jessie Tarbox Beals. Examines the controversy surrounding the transfer of the games from Chicago to St. Louis"--Provided by publisher.
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