Disc Sports, Poster Archives Show History is Partly Fun and Games

Peter McCarthy points to an old frisbee flyer from 1965. [Madeline Carter/Tribune]

Columbia Daily Tribune–History isn’t contained to landmarks and legendary figures. We also tell the story of who we were through the artifacts that made us come alive, the ephemera that becomes established culture.

At the State Historical Society of Missouri, library information assistant Peter McCarthy tends to two collections that demonstrate an amusing yet no less meaningful side of history — the games and gatherings that preoccupy us between textbook events...

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