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Unrecognized Legacy

Roger R. Tamte

in Walter Camp and the Creation of American Football

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780252041617
eISBN:
9780252050275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041617.003.0050
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

Camp semiretires from the NHCC in 1923, relinquishing the presidency and general management to younger men and becoming chairman of the board. The change comes after the company experiences strong ... More


Death, Mourning, and Cultural Memory on the Internet: The Virtual Memorialization of Fallen Sports Heroes

Holly Thorpe

in Sport History in the Digital Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038938
eISBN:
9780252096891
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038938.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter discusses the cultural production of memory in the digital era through Facebook memorial pages and virtual memorial websites dedicated to deceased sporting heroes. Increasingly, fans, ... More


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