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High School Athletic and Oratorical Association Contest Collection
1907-1947, [1907-1941]
 
Extent: 1.0 linear foot
 
Accession Number: 2002.188
  
Abstract: Thirty six programs for the Southeast Missouri High School Athletic and Oratorical Association, later known as the Southeast Missouri High School Meet. These programs include a schedule of events, a list of participating schools and athletes, photographs of athletes and Third District Normal School buildings, as well as advertisements of Cape Girardeau businesses that sponsored the competitions.
  
Processed by:  Darren Bell, August 2012
  
Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
Phone: (573) 651-2245; Fax: (573) 651-2666; Email: semoarchives@semo.edu
  
Provenance: Unknown
 
Citation: High School Athletic and Oratorical Association Contest Collection 1907-1947, Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
 
Restrictions: None
 
Other Relevant Collections:
Southeast Missouri High School Literary and Track Meet Scrapbook. 1 item.  2007.161.
 
Historical Note
 
The Southeast Missouri High School Athletic and Oratorical Contest was a regional competition held in Cape Girardeau beginning in 1906, involving schools throughout Southeast Missouri. Events varied from year to year, but would include athletic events such as track and field, basketball, baseball. The competition also held academic events such as public speaking, music, theater, agriculture, typewriting, and home economics. The winners of each event advanced to the state meet. Beginning in 1940, the competition comprised of only track and field events.
 
Scope and Content Note
 
Thirty six programs for the Southeast Missouri High School Athletic and Oratorical Association, later known as the Southeast Missouri High School Meet. These programs include a schedule of events, a list of participating schools and athletes, photographs of athletes and Third District Normal School buildings, as well as advertisements of Cape Girardeau businesses that sponsored the competitions.
 
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