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The oval patch is a Boy Scouts of America commemorative item from the Lincoln Trail Hike. The patch features hues of yellow, blue, red, and white. At the patch's center, an outline of the state of Illinois is pictured. A left-facing profile image of Abraham Lincoln is also depicted at the state's lower right. At its top, the Boy Scouts of America insignia appears.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

3 1/2 inches (height)

Materials and Techniques Display

embroidery

Inscription

recto: THE / LINCOLN/ TRAIL / HIKE / B.S.A.

Creation Location

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

Work Type

embroidery (visual work)

Class

textiles

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

3638

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.

Boy Scouts of American Lincoln Trail Hike Patch

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