Horace Mann 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 Horace Mann, an American educational reformer who believed that happiness was a natural human desire. On the reverse, a man clothed only in a small cloth wraps twine around the trunk of a small tree and support stake.
Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
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1 3/4 inches (diameter)
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obverse: THE HALL OF FAME FOR GREAT AMERICANS AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY/ 19©70 / HORACE MANN / 1796 1859 / C.P. JENNEWEIN SC. reverse: DOCENDO / DISCIMUS edge: MEDALLIC ART CO. N.Y. BRONZE
Mann, Horace, 1796-1859; New York University. Hall of Fame for Great Americans
[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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