Wilma Rudolph
11 in HIGH x 16.875 in WIDE
(27.94 cm HIGH x 42.86 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.

"[Tabs logo] copyright (c) 1991 TABS: Aids for Ending Sexism in School - posters are featured in every issue of TABS, a quarterly journal - 744 Carroll St. #1D, Brooklyn, NY 11215 design: David Perry photo: United Press International" in white across the bottom.

Poster has a brown/red-tinted black and white photo of a woman in a USA jersey running across a finish line. At the left is "Wilma / Rudolph / first American woman to win / three Olympic Gold Medals / Wilma Rudolph winning her third race, the 400 meter relay, / at the 1960 Rome Olympics. Born in 1940 with a crooked leg and foot, / and weakened by serious childhood illnesses, she massaged and exercised her leg for years, walking without braces for the first time at the age of nine." in white.
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