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    Dimenna Children's History Museum at New-York Historical Society
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    170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024, USA
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    Oct 19 2018 - Jan 27 2019

    Billie Jean King: The Road to 75

    Presented in honor of her 75th birthday, this exhibition celebrates Billie Jean King through more than 75 photographs depicting her remarkable life and career. A sports icon as well as a lifelong advocate for gender equality and social justice, King lobbied for and obtained equal prize money for women at the US Open in 1973. She is renowned for her celebrated win over Bobby Riggs in the “Battle of the Sexes” match on September 20, 1973, and has won an incredible 39 Grand Slams.

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