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Photos from: 'Hometowns Teams' Coming To Brevard – Brevard NC

Althea Gibson shattered racial barriers in both tennis and golf. She won both the U.S. Open and Wimbledon in 1957 and 1958. Later, in 1964, she became the first African American to join the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA). (Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, NYWT&S Collection, LC-USZ62-115789)

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