Special Olympics sports card featuring Lynette Foeman in basketball

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Special Olympics sports card featuring Lynette Foeman of Vrginia in basketball.

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.”

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Name Of Sport: BasketballLevel Of Sport: recreationalSpecial OlympicsWeb Subject: DisabilitiesWomenAfrican American

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2018.3010.359Nonaccession Number: 2018.3010Catalog Number: 2018.3010.359

Object Name: sports card, special olympicsspecial olympics sports card

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in; 8.89 cm x 6.35 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-d0d4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1900881

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