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The Helpful medal is a part of a twelve-medal collection designed by Norman Rockwell. On the medal's obverse, a Boy Scout in uniform is shown helping a young boy and woman with directions. He stands with a map in his proper left hand and points with his proper right. The boy and woman standing looking over the Scout's shoulder at the map. A car is shown in the medal's background. On the reverse, the Boy Scouts of America logo is pictured above the inscriptions.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
Approximate Creation Date
1 1/2 inches (diameter)
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obverse: HELPFUL / Norman / Rockwell / [sculptor's mark?] reverse: A SCOUT IS / HELPFUL / He must be prepared at any time to save life, help / injured persons, and share the home duties. He / must do at least on Good Turn to somebody / every day. edge: STERLING / [The Franklin Mint symbol - a capital F with a stretched M across the middle, in a small square] / 72 / P
[Physical ID#]: [Title], Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.
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