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The medal's obverse features the left-side profile of Roger Williams, founder of Rhode Island and advocate for the separation of church and state. On the reverse, three men are pictured. One is older with a beard and stands holding a scroll. The second is Native American and stands with his arms stretched upward. The last is a man kneeling in prayer.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / ROGER / WILLIAMS / 1604- / 1684 / 19©63 / R.A. WEINMAN / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY reverse: A TRUE -- / FREEDOM TO / ALL THE PEOPLE / -- SO THAT NO / PERSON BE FORCED / TO PRAY - NOR / PRAY OTHERWISE / THAN HIS SOUL / BELIEVETH & / CONSENTETH / ROGER / WILLIAMS edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans; Williams, Roger, 1604?-1683
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[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)
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