Most Valuable Male Athlete Award received by Carl Lewis

Issued by
Woodbury Board of Education, American
Received by
Lewis, Carl, American, born 1961
Manufactured by
All-Star Awards & Trophies, American
Medium
wood and metal
Dimensions
13 1/4 x 5 3/4 x 6 1/2 in. (33.7 x 14.6 x 16.5 cm)
Type
trophies (prizes)
Place depicted
Woodbury, Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Place made
Collingswood, Camden County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date
1979
Description
A trophy awarded to Carl Lewis featuring a male figure on top of a wooden base. The figure is gold toned and in a running pose and sits on a wooden cube with an inscribed plaque attached to its front. The black plaque is etched with gold type. It is not fixed to the base and sits in its slot quite loosely. The base is hollow.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Education
Men
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Carl Lewis Estate
Object number
2013.126.7
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Awards and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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