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Eunice Kennedy Shriver business card

Eunice Kennedy Shriver business card

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Description (Brief)
Business card for Eunice Kennedy Shriver as Founder and Honorary Chairman of Special Olympics International. 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
business card, special olympics
business card
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 in x 3 1/4 in; 5.08 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
2017.3156.16
nonaccession number
2017.3156
catalog number
2017.3156.16
subject
Special Olympics
Disabilities
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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