A profile of Assumption College grad Fred Thomas dubs him “The greatest Canadian athlete you’ve never heard of.”
Comic books bringing to life the championship story of baseball’s Chatham Coloured All-Stars will be distributed to schools and libraries this summer.
Heidi Jacobs will discuss her work on the Chatham Coloured All-Stars archive in a free public lecture April 25.
A reception Tuesday, March 20, will celebrate the accomplishments of UWindsor researchers.
There were no easy games for the Chatham Coloured All-Stars.
It's what Wilfred "Boomer" Harding recalled decades after his team was forced to overcome adversity both on and off the baseball diamond to become champions of the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association's Intermediate B-1 class in 1934.
That road to the championship game was onerous.
The Black baseball team travelled across the province to compete in games, often being denied accommodations and forced to continue driving in precarious conditions before eventually reaching a welcome refuge.
The Chimczuk Museum will celebrate Black History Month with free admission Thursday and the opening of a display by UWindsor researchers.
A public archive documents and celebrates the legacy of the Chatham Coloured All-Stars.
Wilfred (Boomer) Harding, a pioneering multi-sport athlete, is the subject of a retrospective project by UWindsor researchers.
The photo book “From the Vault” won its author and publisher a prize for contributions to local history.