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Creator Role

sculptor; producer; issuer

Description

The medal's obverse features the left-side profile of Susan B. Anthony, an American social reformer and women's rights activist. On its reverse, the medal depicts a man (left) and woman (right) both placing ballots into a ballot box (center). A line of men and women stand behind each. The Scales of Justice are pictured on the box and the American bald eagle is pictured above the scene.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

1963

Measurement

1 3/4 inches (diameter)

Materials and Techniques Display

bronze

Inscription

obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / 1820 / 1906 / SUSAN B ANTHONY / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY reverse: EQUAL SUFFRAGE edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE

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

3154.2

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.

Susan B. Anthony Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)

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