Special Olympics 20th Anniversary clipboard belonging to Eunice Shriver

Description (Brief):

Special Olympics 20th Anniversary clipboard belonging to Eunice Shriver is white with blue printing on the back and front. This was created for the annual conference of 1998 in Reno, Nevada.

Description (Brief)

From its beginnings as Camp Shriver in Eunice Kennedy Shriver’s backyard, to the first international games in 1968, Special Olympics has been about giving people with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to participate in sport. This participation builds confidence, provides emotional support and offers social opportunities for the athletes and their families. With state chapters and a global presence through its World Games, “Special Olympics is the largest sports organization for people with intellectual disabilities with 5 million athletes in 170 countries worldwide.”

Date Made: 1988

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Special Olympics, Disabilities

See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure, Sports & Leisure


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0331.20Accession Number: 2017.0331Catalog Number: 2017.0331.20

Object Name: clipboard, special olympicsclipboard

Physical Description: metal (overall material)pressed cardboard (overall material)Measurements: overall: 15 1/4 in x 9 in x 1 1/4 in; 38.735 cm x 22.86 cm x 3.175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-adce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1862966

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