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The medal's obverse design depicts a bust image of Elias Howe, an American inventor credited for building the first lockstitch sewing machine. The reverse design features a man standing at a table's proper right with his hands on a sewing machine. A woman sits in a chair to the table's proper left.
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 / 1819 / 1867 / 19©71 / ELIAS HOWE reverse: "BE KNOWN THAT I HAVE INVENTED A NEW AND USEFUL MACHINE FOR DEWING / SEPTEMBER 10, 1846 edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Howe, Elias, 1819-1867; 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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