Playing for Empowerment: Mill Town Baseball During the Depression Era
During the dark days of the Depression, the rural South had little to hang its hope on: God, family, and baseball.
Learn why mill town baseball was much more than a game; it gave real meaning to life.
Presented by Robert Billinger, Jr., Ph.D., North Carolina Humanities Council Road Scholar
This project is made possible by funding from the North Carolina Humanities Council, a statewide nonprofit and affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Any views expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the North Carolina Humanities Council.
- Monday, March 11th, 2019
- 6:00pm - 7:00pm
- Library Community Room