AUGUST 26 – December 19, 2024

Black and white photo of a white woman with short bobbed hair hitting a softball with a bat.

Softball at the University of Iowa, 1920s. Frederick W. Kent Photograph Collection [RG30.0001.001], University Archives, University of Iowa Libraries.

Exhibition Curation
Dr. Jennifer Sterling
Associate Professor of Instruction, Sport Media and Culture
Department of American Studies & School of Journalism and Mass Communication 

Preparation & Conservation
Bill Voss, Conservator Technician & Exhibit Preparator
Giselle Simón, University Conservator

Lauren Coghlan, Creative Coordinator

Exhibition Coordination
Sara J. Pinkham, Exhibition and Engagement Coordinator

Bill Voss, Sara J. Pinkham, Giselle Simón, Lauren Coghlan

Consulting Archivists
Anna Holland, Associate Curator, Iowa Women’s Archives
Matrice Young, Student Life Archivist, University Archives 

Jay Bowen, GIS Specialist 

Data Visualization
Nikki White, Digital Humanities Research & Instruction Librarian 

Digital Touchscreen
Ethan DeGross, Researcher/Developer (The Studio) 

Exhibition Technology
Will Brown, IT Support Consultant (LIB IT) 

Ken Clinkenbeard, Web Services Specialist
Sara J. Pinkham

Virtual Exhibit Assembly & Photography
Sara J. Pinkham

Financial Support
Friends of the University of Iowa Libraries

Special Thanks
Dale Arens, Anne Bassett, Susan Birrell, Jack Bacon, Donna Brooks, Samantha Cary, Natalee Dawson, Bethany Davis, Eric Ensley, Sarah and Addie Farnsworth, Margaret Gamm, Tom Keegan, Sarah Keen, Kären Mason, David McCartney, Lindsay Moen, Michael Patterson, Kirk Peters, Hannah Sieperda and the University of Iowa Women’s Wrestling Program, Paul Soderdahl, Kevin Storey, Kalmia Strong, Bailey Turner, Janet Weaver, Matt Weitzal, Katie Wynn, Students from Spring 2024 SPST 1847 Hawkeye Nation and Fall 2023 SPST 2078 Women, Sport, and Culture classes.