RECREATION - SPORTS (RE)

 

A primary category containing information pertaining to amusements, hobbies, sports and recreations.  Tickets, passes, and licenses for a specific event are included with the appropriate subject.

 

Subject categories and sub-categories fully available for research are bolded. Closed categories and sub-categories have a simple phrase describing their contents.

 

                                    DESCRIPTION OF SECONDARY FILE CODES

 

File Code                               Description

 

RE                                          Recreation - Sports (0.40 ft; box 1)

A secondary category containing information pertaining to sports and recreational programs, parks, and legislation which had an impact upon these activities.

 

RE001                                    Baseball - Softball (0.20 ft; box 2)

Information filed in this secondary subject category includes proposals to make baseball an Olympic sport, the exportation of baseball to other countries, and historical anecdotes about baseball.

 

RE002                                    Basketball (1 file folder; box 2)

A subject category containing information pertaining to the NBA champions, NCAA basketball champions, and the possible participation of Soviet athletes in NCAA college basketball.

 

RE003                                    Bathing - Swimming (1 file folder; box 2)

This subject category contains information about swimming, surfing and water sports.

 

RE004                                    Boating - Yachting (1 file folder; box 3)

A subject category containing information concerning legislation on boating and yacht races.

 

RE005                                    Bowling - Billiards - Pool (1 file folder; box 3)

The material filed in this subject category pertains to pool safety.

 

RE006                                    Boxing (1 file folder; box 3)

A subject category containing information pertaining to karate demonstrations sumo wrestling, and boxing.


 

RE007                                    Cards - Checkers - Chess (1 file folder; box 3)

A subject category containing information pertaining to chess competitions.

 

RE008                                    Dancing (1 file folder; box 3)

This subject category contains information regarding square dancing.

 

RE009                                    Egg Rolling (0.30 ft; box 3)

This subject category contains information pertaining to the annual Easter Egg Roll on the White House lawn.

 

RE010                                    Football (0.16 ft; boxes 3-4)

A subject category containing information pertaining to the Super Bowl, legal issues confronting the NFL, the annual Army-Navy football game, gambling on sports, and the participation of active duty military personnel in the NFL.

 

RE011                                    Golf (1 file folder; box 4)

This subject category contains information regarding golf tournaments golf courses, and gold balls.

 

RE012                                    Gymnastics (1 file folder; box 4)

Information filed in this subject category has to do with to the 1988 NCAA gymnastic champions.

 

RE013                                    Hockey (0.13 ft; box 4)

A subject category containing information relating to the NHL All-Star game, U.S. Olympic ice hockey teams, NCAA ice hockey champions, NCAA field hockey champions, and the sport of hockey.

 

RE014                                    Hunting - Fishing (1 file folder; box 4)

This subject category contains information concerning the U.S. Olympic committee, fishing trips and hunting activities.

 

RE015                                    Olympic Games (1.10 ft; boxes 407)

A subject category containing information relating to the Central American and Caribbean games the Summer and Winter Olympics, Jim Thorpe, U.S. Olympic committee financial statements, Senior Olympics, Para-Olympics, Special Olympics, Pan American games, Goodwill games, U.S. Olympic festival and the AAU Junior Olympics.

 

RE016                                    Racing (0.06 ft; box 7)


A subject category containing information regarding pigeon racing, the Boston marathon, desert off-road racing, harness racing, drag racing, bicycle racing, motorcycle racing, and the Indianapolis 500.

 

RE017                                    Riding (1 file folder; box 7)

Information filed in this subject category has to do with horseback riding, bicycle racing, rodeo, and snow skiing.

 

RE018                                    Rifle - Pistol Matches (1 file folder; box 7)

A subject category containing information relating to shooting competitions involving rifles and pistols.

 

RE019                                    Skating (1 file folder; box 7)

This subject category contains information concerning snow skiing.

 

RE020                                    Soccer (0.11 ft; box 7-8)

A subject category containing information relating to the World Cup, the International Women's Football tournament, the National Junior College Soccer championships, and the U.S. Soccer Federation.

 

RE021                                    Tennis (1 file folder; box 8)

Materials filed within this subject category pertain to the Davis Cup tournament, U.S. Scholar-Athlete tennis team, the Federation Cup tournament, and the White House tennis tournament.

 

RE022                                    Track - Field Meets (1 file folder; box 8)

Subject category housing information dealing with fund raising for the U.S. track and field team.

 

RE023                                    Walking (1 file folder; box 8)

This subject category contains information relating to long-distance running, cross country waling, and race walking.