T-Shirt, "ADIDAS Walk for Hunger"


Walk for Hunger tee-shirt with an image of Bob Wieland, a Vietnam War veteran who lost his legs to a mortar mine in 1969. After recovering from his injuries, Wieland became a marathon participant. The Walk for Hunger is a community movement, begun in 1969, to change the face of food insecurity in Massachusetts.

Maker: Adidas

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Disabilities

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Credit Line: Jeffrey W. Tinsley

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0774.01Accession Number: 1986.0774Catalog Number: 1986.0774.01

Object Name: t-shirtdisability awareness

Physical Description: cotton (overall material)Measurements: overall, as folded: 3/4 in x 11 in x 9 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 27.94 cm x 23.495 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-ff0d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_682334

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