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Box signed by Jimmy Carter housing a cuff link worn by Eugene Allen

Catalog Data

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Eugene Allen, American, 1919 - 2010  Search this
Signed by:
President Jimmy Carter, American, born 1924  Search this
Medium:
cardboard, coated paper, synthetic fiber, ink
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 3/16 × 2 5/16 × 1 in. (8.1 × 5.9 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977-1981
Description:
Box signed by President Jimmy Carter containing one cuff link from a White House butler uniform worn by Eugene Allen. The white box is signed on the lid by Carter in green ink. The white box is slightly discolored. There is an insert inside the box with two (2) hand-made holes to secure cuff links. Only one cuff link is in the box and the second opening is empty.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Government  Search this
Labor  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 Charles E. Allen in memory of Eugene Allen & Helene Allen
Object number:
2018.5.1.9.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51e25690a-a9fc-4e6a-a645-a264b8737a23
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.5.1.9.2