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National Race for the Cure

National Race for the Cure

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Description
Pink cotton t-shirt worn by a participant in the Susan G. Komen 9th Annual National Race For the Cure, held in Washington, DC, on June 6, 1998. Pink t-shirts are worn by breast cancer survivors. This shirt has two paper tags attached to it by safety pins. The tag on the front of the shirt indicates the participant's registration number,1726, and includes the names and logos of the race sponsors. The tag on the back of the shirt reads: "I RACE FOR THE CURE IN Memory Of " (hand written in black pen) "TENSIA ALVIREZ" and "in celebration of" (signed) "Jane. Joan. Madeleine. Josephine. Mary. Maya. Ann. Karen. Catherine".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
t-shirt
Date made
1998
Measurements
overall: 71 cm x 82.5 cm; 27 15/16 in x 32 1/2 in
overall: 2 in x 10 1/2 in x 8 in; 5.08 cm x 26.67 cm x 20.32 cm
ID Number
1999.0159.01
accession number
1999.0159
catalog number
1999.0159.01
subject
Women's Health
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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