Special Olympics Track Practice at University High School, 1998

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Title

Special Olympics Track Practice at University High School, 1998

Alternative Title

University High Track

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Schools
Special Olympics
Track and field--United States
People with disabilities--United States

Description

Special Olympics track practice at University High School, located at 2450 Cougar Way in Orlando, Florida, in 1998. The school was established in 1990 and is part of Orange County Public Schools (OCPS). University has both an International Baccalaureate (IB) program and a Global Technologies (GT) program.

Special Olympics was founded by Eunice Kennedy Shriver (1921-2009), the sister of President John F. Kennedy (1917-1963), in 1968. The project began as a day camp for children with intellectual disabilities in June of 1962. The first International Special Olympics Summer Games were held in 1968 at Soldier Field in Chicago, Illinois.

Source

Original color photograph, 1998: Private Collection of Nancy Lynn Cepero.

Date Created

ca. 1998-03

Contributor

Cepero, Nancy Lynn

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original color photograph, 1998.

Is Part Of

Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

122 KB

Medium

1 color photograph

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

University High School, Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Nancy Lynn Cepero and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

"University High School." University High School, Orange County Public Schools. https://www.ocps.net/lc/east/hun/Pages/default.aspx.
"History of Special Olympics." Special Olympics. http://www.specialolympics.org/history.aspx.

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