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Distributed by:
Newseum, American, founded 1997  Search this
Owned by:
Jim Vance, American, 1942 - 2017  Search this
Subject of:
President Barack Obama, American, born 1961  Search this
NBC4 Universal, American  Search this
ink on paper, plastic, metal, nylon
H x W x D: 24 7/16 × 3 1/8 × 3/8 in. (62 × 8 × 1 cm)
H x W (2018.107.7a): 5 7/16 × 3 1/8 in. (13.8 × 8 cm)
H x W x D (2018.107.7b): 19 × 3/8 × 3/8 in. (48.2 × 1 × 1 cm)
passes (tickets)
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
January 21, 2013
A journalist pass from the January 21, 2013 Inauguration Day event at the Newseum owned by Jim Vance. The badge has a yellow lanyard (2018.107.7b) with a metal clasp. The badge (2018.107.7a) is red, blue and yellow with white text. The badge has a hologram on the front at the top with two images that change depending on how it is viewed. One image depicts President Barack Obama with text that reads “PRESIDENT / BARACK OBAMA / 44th President of the United States.” The other image in the hologram is a picture of the Newseum with text that reads “2013 INAUGURATION DAY / AT THE / NEWSEUM / January 21, 2013.” Printed below the hologram in black and white text is “MEDIA ACCESS / LEVELS 6 2 / GROUP / NBC4 (WRC-TV). The back of the badge has additional information about the opening of the Newseum and terms and conditions of the badge.
African American  Search this
Identity  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Estate of James H. Vance, III
Object number:
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture