In the 03/10/1976 Washington Post Article by Dennis Collins, "DC Blacks Cut Bonds in Swim World," interesting
and relevant items are featured which I think merit further research and documentation. The article was a report on the
DCPS Coaches Relay Championship in which 4 generations of Coaches and Swimmers gathered to celebrate African
American participation in our sport.
Thomas Hughes, a DC resident born in 1902 , graduated from Dunbar HS in 1921…Continue
I am proposing that all DAP network affiliates gather materials in an effort to use the network resources to enable the research and production of a feature-length documentary project on the history of Swimming in the US. So many times errors and omissions are made in the historical record until such a project is finished.
In particular, I am urging all DAP affiliates to scan photo images, articles, and any other oral-history interviews in
an effort to compile a…Continue