Invitation to a Clinton White House Dinner, 1998

Invitation to a Clinton White House Dinner, 1998

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Invitation to a Clinton White House Dinner in 1998 is white with the gold presidential seal at the top and black. The inside reads, "The President and Mrs. Clinton request the pleasure of your company at a dinner and concert celebrating the Thirtieth Anniversary of 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.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
invitation, special olympics
invitation
date made
1998
referenced
Clinton, Bill
Clinton, Hillary Rodham
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 15.875 cm x 10.795 cm
ID Number
2017.0331.10
accession number
2017.0331
catalog number
2017.0331.10
subject
Special Olympics
Disabilities
Presidents
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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