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The medal's obverse design depicts the left-quarter profile of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, an American poet best known for ""Paul Revere's Ride,"" The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. The reverse features four figures, most likely the following characters from his works: Paul Revere, Evangeline, The Village Blacksmith, and Hiawatha. A tree is also pictured.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / 1807 / 1882 / ©1970 / HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. NY.
Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
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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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