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Texas Trailblazer: The Life and Legacy of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
July - October 2005

Mildred "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias was a pioneer of women's athletics who dominated every sport she tried. Babe reached great heights of athletic achievement and fame while living in a time of limited opportunities for and hostility towards women's sports. She met every challenge and blazed a trail for women's athletics with a unique and engaging style. The exhibit featured artifacts, sports memorabilia, photographs, videos and an interactive station.


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