MIAMI — The Dobson Museum will host the “Mickey Mantle: Baseball Hero in Black and White” traveling exhibit during April and May.
The exhibit is from the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City and features photographs from the Daily Oklahoman of Mickey Mantle through his life and career as a New York Yankee, where was known as “The Commerce Comet.”
The Ottawa County Historical Society will have a couple cases available for anyone who has items pertaining to Mantle and would like to place them on a temporary loan to the OCHS during April and May to be on display near the exhibit.
The museum will be open on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. between April 1 and May 26, excluding holidays.
Any groups or schools wanting special tours during this exhibit are encouraged to schedule those.
Tours for those groups can be scheduled for other days of the week, as well.
A special thank you goes to the following organizations for their help in making this exhibit possible: the Oklahoma Museum of History of the Oklahoma Historical Society and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
The Dobson Memorial Center Museum and Home Is located at 110 A SW in Miami.
Contact Jordan Boyd, Dobson Memorial Center Museum and Home director, at 918-542-5388 or firstname.lastname@example.org for question about the exhibit or to schedule tours.