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Creator Role

sculptor producer issuer

Description

The medal's obverse depicts the left-quarter profile of Frances Elizabeth Willard, an American educator, temperance reformer, and suffragist. Its reverse design features a woman holding a Christian cross in her proper right hand. In her proper left, she holds the arm of a weary male figure who is clothed only in a small cloth. He holds a walking stick in his proper left hand. The logo for the Woman's Christian Temperance Union and a star are centered between the two figures.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1969

Measurement

1 3/4 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze

Inscription

obverse: FRANCES ELIZABETH WILLARD / 1839- / 1898 reverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR / GREAT AMERICANS / AT NEW YORK / UNIVERSITY 19©69

Creation Location

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

Work Type

commemorative medal

Class

Article

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

3154.22

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.

Frances Elizabeth Willard Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)

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