Booker T. Washington Commemorative Medal (from Hall of Fame for Great Americans at New York University Medal Series)
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The medal's obverse design features a bust portrait of Booker T. Washington, an American educator, author, orator, and advisor to presidents of the United States. The reverse design features two African-American men wearing nothing but pants. One stands while the other sits on a stack of books. A series of small buildings are pictured to the men's proper lower right while a larger building is pictured at their proper upper left. The men look to their proper right.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: BOOKER T. WASHINGTON / 1856 / 1915 / 19©70 / THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS / AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY reverse: EDUCATION / CITIZENSHIP / RALPH J. MENCONI Sc. edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans; Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
[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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