Special Olympics 20th Anniversary clipboard belonging to Eunice Shriver

Special Olympics 20th Anniversary clipboard belonging to Eunice Shriver

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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.
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.”
Object Name
clipboard, special olympics
clipboard
date made
1988
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
ID Number
2017.0331.20
accession number
2017.0331
catalog number
2017.0331.20
subject
Special Olympics
Disabilities
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Exhibition
Special Olympics at 50
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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