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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
1 1/16 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in. (2.7 x 3.2 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
badges
Date:
after 1908
Description:
An Alpha Kappa Alpha members badge with a stickpin back. The badge is in the shape of an ivy leaf with a green center. The badge is outlined with small pearls. Gold lettering appears in the green center. It reads “A. K. A.” The badge is attached to a gold chain. The chain is also decorated with pearls near the clasp.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Education  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Historical Society of Washington, DC and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Object number:
2013.133.2.3
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d3d50af2-bc35-4ea8-9cfd-0b154fa517ec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.133.2.3