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American Tennis Association, American, founded 1916  Search this
Owned by:
Althea Gibson, American, 1927 - 2003  Search this
Subject of:
Richard Bradley, American, 1935 - 2010  Search this
ink on paper
H x W: 2 1/8 × 3 3/8 in. (5.4 × 8.6 cm)
membership cards
August 1995
An American Tennis Association lifetime membership card owned by Althea Gibson. The card is gold with black lettering. The American Tennis Association logo is in the top right corner. Written across the top of the card is “American Tennis / Association, Inc. / ACCOUNT NO. / 0508L.” An outline of a tennis racket is behind the lettering. Written at the center of the card is “MS ALTHEA GIBSON / LIFE MEMBER.” Text at the bottom left of the card reads “Albert Tucker / EXECUTIVE SECRETARY.” Text at the bottom right of the card reads “Richard Bradley / PRESIDENT.”
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Sports  Search this
Tennis  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Donald Felder and family
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No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture