Tag Archives: Mexican-American history

Sharing Soccer, Sharing Culture

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the  Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, but here in the U.S., you probably wouldn’t know it—certainly not in Garden … Read full article »

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What’s in a (Team) Name?

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. Anyone who has glanced at a sports page in the past few years knows just how important team names can be in creating … Read full article »

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Nothing Soft about It

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. It was supposed be a way to force Mexican-Americans to assimilate into U.S. culture. Instead, for Mexican-Americans in Newton, Kansas, baseball and softball … Read full article »

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