1986 State of New Jersey Senate Resolution. The document inducts six individuals into the Burlington County Track and Field Hall of Fame including Carl Lewis and his father (Bill Lewis). Lewis's mother Evelyn and brother William "Mackie" Lewis are also mentioned. Lettering at the top above the Seal of New Jersey reads [State of New Jersey]. Off-white paper with black printed lettering. The document reads [THE SENATE/STATE HOUSE. TRENTON. N.J./SENATE RESOLUTION/By Senator COSTA/WHEREAS, Six dedicated current and former residents of Burlington County are being honored as/the newest members of the Burlington County Track and Field Hall of Fame; and,/WHEREAS, All of the 1986 inductees, who have demonstrated the finest qualities of skill and effort/within the sport of Track and Field, are recognized for their many years of dedication to their/sport; and,/WHEREAS, Carl Lewis of Willingboro is hailed as a 1984 Olympic Champion and winner of four/gold medals and as a recipient of the Sullivan award; and,/WHEREAS, Bill Lewis of Willingboro has been recognized for his considerable contributions to Track/and Field, as a recently inducted member of the Tuskegee Hall of Fame and as the father of/Olympic Champion Carl Lewis; and,/WHEREAS, Warren Martin of Cinnaminson is highly regarded for his vital role in the revival of the/sport of Track and Field; and,/WHEREAS, Kathy Christman Brady, only the second woman to be inducted, a former member of/the Burlington County community and now a resident of California, Don Danser of Rancocas/Valley and Erick Rucker of Willingboro have all been chosen for their brilliant achievements/in Track and Field; and,/WHEREAS, Two current members of the Burlington Track and Field Hall of Fame who merit especial/mention are Evelyn Lewis, the first woman to be inducted into the Hall of Fame and the/mother of Champion Carl Lewis, and William "Mackie" Lewis, Carl's brother; and,/WHEREAS, These six exceptional athletes, coaches and outstanding supporters of Track and Field/will be inducted into the Burlington Hall of Fame on May 13, 1986 at Nero's Woodbine Inn/in Pennsauken; now, therefore,/Be It Resolved by the Senate of the State of New Jersey:/That this House hereby honors and congratulates the newest members of the Burlington County/Track and Field Hall of Fame, commends their exemplary determination, dedication and commit-/ment to excellence, and extends its best wishes for their continued success in all future endeavors; and,/Be It Further Resolved, That a duly authenticated copy of this resolution, signed by the/President and attested by the Secretary, be transmitted to the Burlington County Track and Field/Hall of Fame's new members for 1986./John F. Russo/President of the Senate./Attest: John J McCanly (?)/Secretary of the Senate]
A white ceramic dinner plate with a blue printed design around the border. The design is a repeating motif of birds, leaves and curving tendrils. On the verso, the plate is stamped with the business name of "WORMLEY & SON", the name of the catering business owned and operated by James Wormley and his sons in the late 19th century in Washington, DC. The plate also is stamped with the maker's mark “GREENWOOD CHINA, Trenton, N.J.", a style of stamp that Greenwood China started using in 1886.
An Automobile Competition Committee for the United States/F.I.A. International License for Leonard W. Miller. Yellow plastic card with rounded edges. Blue type at top reads [AUTOMOBILE COMPETITION COMMITTEE/FOR THE UNITED STATES/Federation Internationale de l'Automobile/F.I.A. INTERNATIONAL LICENSE], with the F.I.A. logo in the left top corner. White rectangular blank with [ENTRANT] to the left, has handwritten [Leonard W. Miller] in blue ink, cursive, with [Signature] in small type below. In raised/relief black print, in bottom left corner of front, reads [E20691-75/BLACK AMERICAN RACERS/130 W. STATE ST./TRENTON, N.J./08608]. In small type on bottom right side, reads [PAT. NO. 3.034.430/LIC. NO. D.O.B./B.T. & S.S. NO./NAME/ADDRESS]. Nothing on reverse.