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Creator Role

sculptor producer issuer

Description

The obverse design features a portrait of a laughing Theodore Roosevelt, the twenty-sixth President of the United States and driving force of the Progressive Era in the twentieth century. On the reverse, Roosevelt is pictured riding a large horse.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1969

Measurement

1 3/4 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze

Inscription

obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY / © / 1968 / 1858 THEODORE ROOSEVELT 1919 reverse: MEN CAN NEVER ESCAPE BEING GOVERNED / ALBINO MANCA 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

3154.66

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.

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

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