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Gibson, Althea, 1927-2003

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Copeland African American Museum Collection

Collection number: UA -9-10
Scope and Contents In 1989, Roy Copeland informed his wife, Cheryl, that he did not wish to select a gift for Christmas. Rather than doing this she decided to surprise him! For Christmas that year, she presented him with a seasonally wrapped box. Inside the box, to his surprise, was a set of autographed Muhammad Ali boxing gloves. This expression of love for her husband, led to a labor of love from that Christmas forward. Each year, Cheryl selected a unique piece of memorabilia for Roy. He then parlayed those...
Dates: 2021-07-13

Item 11: Althea Gibson Check, 1973-03-15

 Item — Item 11
Collection number: 11
Scope and Contents

Check written by Althea Gibson alongside a photograph of her holding a tennis racquet. Includes a short biographical note.

Dates: 1973-03-15