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Description

The medal is a brass, seven-pointed star badge attached to a white silk ribbon; The ribbon features an image of the Wide Awakes shield, and the medal features the Wide Awakes' signature eye emblem

Contributor

Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams

Date of Publication

1860

Approximate Creation Date

1860

Measurement

5 3/4 inches (length)

Materials and Techniques Display

silk ribbon and brass

Inscription

Ribbon: ORIGINAL / WIDE AWAKE.; Medal: ORIGINAL HARTFORD WIDE AWAKES / ORG'D MARCH MARCH 7, 1860

Creation Location

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

Work Type

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

2758

Digital ID

FVW_02758

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.

Original Hartford Wide Awakes Badge

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