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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920  Search this
Medium:
felt
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 13/16 × 21 × 1/8 in. (17.3 × 53.3 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
pennants
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1965
Description:
A Zeta Phi Beta Sorority felt pennant. This triangular shaped pennant is a faded royal blue on the front. It has a white stripe along the one short straight edge, and white lettering that reads "ZETA PHI BETA SORORITY Inc. / 45th Boule/ July 11-16, 1965/ the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City." To the left of the letters is the sorority crest. This depicts a shield shape with fourteen rays emanating from the top. The shield itself is divided into three fields. The two outermost fields show lit torches, while the middle field shows the three Greek letters of the sorority, under three stars, and over an open book with the date 1920. There are two blue felt strings attached to the white strip along the short side of the pennant.
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 Kevin A. Christian
Object number:
2014.74.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd595962437-c22b-4938-ae8c-25b138780987
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.74.1