George Marshall, Address at the George Marshall Recognition Dinner, 1967

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Title

George Marshall, Address at the George Marshall Recognition Dinner, 1967

Description

George Marshall served as track coach for Eastern Michigan University for 35 years, from 1928 to 1967. In that time, his teams won 14 Interstate Intercollegiate Conference titles and the NAIA national cross country title. This audio recording from an appreciation dinner in Marshall’s honor captures Marshall responding to the accolades of the evening. Recalling stories from his time as track and field coach, and revisiting many of the lessons learned in his years with the track team, Marshall is humble and humorous in this address.

Creator

Marshall, George

Date Created

1967-10-27

Subject

George Marshall; Harold Sponberg; Lloyd Olds; track and field; collegiate athletics; Faculty

Identifier

https://commons.emich.edu/speeches/42

Rights

Copyright to the audio resource and its transcript is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any other format without written permission of the copyright owner, Eastern Michigan University Archives (lib_archives@emich.edu).

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