Certificate of Membership for the Special Olympics

Description (Brief):

Certificate of Membership for the Special Olympics. 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.”

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Name Of Sport: Special OlympicsWeb Subject: Disabilities

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.3156.18Nonaccession Number: 2017.3156Catalog Number: 2017.3156.18

Object Name: certificate, special olympicscertificate

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 8 1/2 in x 11 in; 21.59 cm x 27.94 cm

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

Record Id: nmah_1862985

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