Art Linkletter with gymnasts
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This photograph shows Art Linkletter with his arms around two homeshow gymnasts. Linkletter hosted many gymnastics homeshows, including the 100th anniversary of the school homeshow in 1984. Art Linkletter was the famed entertainer best known for his TV series "House Party" that ran on CBS from 1952 to 1969. Art Linkletter believed so much in the project that he sold his house for $250,000 and donated the money to the project. Another $250,000 was raised by the student “Work Week” in 1967, where students worked jobs such as trimming hedges or moving telephone poles for donations. The Art Linkletter Natatorium is still in use today as the main swimming and diving facility on campus, having been incorporated into the new Wellness and Recreation Complex that opened in 2008.
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Linkletter, Art, 1912-2010
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- Art Linkletter with gymnasts. 1967-1984. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/9215. (Accessed June 22, 2018.)
- APA citation style
- (1967-1984) Art Linkletter with gymnasts. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/9215
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm16122.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15370coll2/id/9215>.