Telegram to Althea Gibson from Trini and Buddy

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Created by
Western Union, founded 1851
Subject of
Gibson, Althea, American, 1927 - 2003
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 5 3/4 x 8 in. (14.6 x 20.3 cm)
Type
telegrams
Place depicted
Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Manhattan, New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
August 7, 1951
Description
A congratulatory telegram sent to Althea Gibson from Trini and Buddy. It is stamped: [51 Aug 7].
Topic
African American
Athletes
Communication
Tennis
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2009.27.3.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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