Billie Jean King’s Things

Publisher: 
New York Times
Date: 
September 15, 2016
A white lace tennis dress in which Billie Jean King won the singles titles at the U.S. Open in 1971 and at Wimbledon in 1972. Supportive notes to Ms. King from schoolgirls in anticipation of her 1973 “Battle of the Sexes” game against Bobby Riggs. A baby book with Ms. King’s infant footprints. These are among the items Ms. King is donating to the New-York Historical Society and the first major acquisition by the society’s new Center for Women’s History, to open next year. Read more…
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