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The square patch is a Lincoln Trails Council (Boy Scouts of America) item featuring the Lincoln Heritage Trail. The patch features hues of brown and black. It also depicts embroidered images of Abraham Lincoln at four different stages of his life that are connected by a continuous line. The Boy Scouts of America insignia is also pictured.

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Approximate Creation Date

n.d.

Measurement

6 X 6 inches

Materials and Techniques Display

embroidery

Inscription

recto: DECATUR / ILLINOIS / LINCOLN / HERITAGE / LINCOLN TRAILS COUNCIL

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

3675

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.

Lincoln Trails Council Patch

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