Memorial Stadium, Champaign, Illinois
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Memorial Stadium was built in 1923 by the firm of Holibard and Roche. The stadium was originally planned for tennis, baseball, field hockey, etc. The structure has 182 pillars, honoring the 182 students that died in World War I. The stadium was Geoge Huff’s dream. The total cost of Memorial Stadium was $2 million and today the stadium holds roughly 70,000 people. A personal primary source shoebox; How we learn about communities; Introduction of artifacts as primary souce; Urban Treasure Hunt 16 History; 18 Social Systems; 19-24 Physical Development and Health
|Mike Marassa, Edison Middle School, Champaign, Illinois|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign|
|University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, University Library|
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