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Creator Role

sculptor producer issuer

Description

The medal's obverse features a portrait of Jane Addams, the second woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize and the founder of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom. On its reverse, the medal features a line of children holding hands standing in front of a house that is flanked by two trees. Angel wings make up the medal's background.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1968

Measurement

1 3/4 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze

Inscription

obverse: JANE ADDAMS / 1860-1935 / G.W. CARTER reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / ©1963 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y.

Creation Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Work Type

commemorative medal

Class

coins & medals

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

ID

3154.19

Current Location

Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States)

Repository

Mississippi State University Libraries

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Contact Information

For more information about the contents of this collection, email sp_coll@library.msstate.edu.

Jane Addams Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)

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