Lecompte, Mary Lou

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LECOMPTE, Mary Lou. American, b. 1935. Genres: History, Recreation. Career: St. Mary's College of Maryland, St. Mary's City, head of health, physical education, and recreation department, 1958-60; University of Texas at Austin, instructor to assistant professor, 1960-93, associate professor of physical education, 1993-. Publications: (with M.B. Alderson) Step Right In: Making Dance Fun for Boys and Girls, 1973; Cowgirls of the Rodeo: Pioneer Professional Athletes, 1993. Work represented in anthologies. Contributor of articles and reviews to physical education and history journals. Address: 12609 Dessau, No. A-143, Austin, TX 78754, U.S.A.