Sports: Breaking Records, Breaking Barriers


Subject:
Sports , Notable People , Athletes , Athletes, Women , Olympic Athletes , Olympic Athletes, Women , History

Description:
Companion to a traveling exhibit that "portrays athletes, focusing on their participation in significant events and the social contexts that influenced them. ... [T]hese undaunted individuals broke records for themselves and broke barriers for us all." Features images of artifacts and background about athletes in categories such as firsts, Olympians, "More Than Champions," and "Barrier Removers." Also includes a bibliography, filmography, and games. From the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.

Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution

Language:
English

Source:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/sports/


PID= res:lii-23014