Beaver Co. Woman Honored At PSU

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PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
Barbara looks at the program
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(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
Another Western Pennsylvanian was also honored during the event: Accomplished gymnast, dancer and president of the modern dance club, Betty (Love) Gibbs
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
Barbara poses for a picture with Darryl Daisey, who started the project back in 2007
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
The Penn State All-Sports Museum at Beaver Stadium played host to a special presentation chronicling the history of black athletes at the university.
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
The Penn State All-Sports Museum at Beaver Stadium played host to a special presentation chronicling the history of black athletes at the university.
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
Barbara's daughter and grandchildren were on hand for the special presentation
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
Penn State All-Sports Museum
Barbara's granddaughter, Joelle, has some fun pretending to be a football player at the Penn State All-Sports Museum
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
Barbara addresses the attendees during the presentation
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
Barbara poses for a picture with her proud granddaughter, Joelle, and Darryl Daisey, who started the project back in 2007
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
Barbara had no knowledge that she was "first" until late January 2011
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
Barbara June Rose was a member of the 1968 women's gymnastic team at Penn State
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
Barbara June Rose, orignially from Beaver, was the first black female intercollegiate athlete at Penn State in 1968
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
The Penn State All-Sports Museum at Beaver Stadium played host to a special presentation chronicling the history of black athletes at the university.
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
Today's presentation focused on blacks in PSU athletics
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
PSU African-American Chronicles Presentation
The Penn State All-Sports Museum at Beaver Stadium played host to a special presentation chronicling the history of blacks at the university.
(Source: Angela Taylor/KDKA)
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