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U.S. National Collegiate Athletic Association medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

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National Collegiate Athletic Association, American and Canadian, founded 1906  Search this
Received by:
Eulace Peacock, American, 1914 - 1996  Search this
Subject of:
University of California, Berkeley, American, founded 1868  Search this
Edwards Stadium, American, founded 1932  Search this
bronze and metal with silk (textile) , dye and thread
silk (textile)
H x W x D (2014. overall): 2 15/16 × 1 1/2 × 1/4 in. (7.5 × 3.9 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (2014. pin): 1/4 × 1 1/2 × 1/4 in. (0.7 × 3.9 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (2014. ribbon): 1 5/16 × 1 1/2 × 3/16 in. (3.3 × 3.8 × 0.5 cm)
H x W x D (2014. medal): 1 1/2 × 1 7/16 × 1/8 in. (3.7 × 3.7 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (2014. 1 3/4 × 1 5/8 × 13/16 in. (4.4 × 4.2 × 2 cm)
pins (fasteners)
Place used:
Berkeley, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
National Collegiate Athletic Association fifth place medal for the Broad Jump event awarded to Eulace Peacock in 1935. The medal consists of a gold toned pin holding a red, white, and blue ribbon attached to a bronze medal. The pin has a “c” clasp closure on the back and a bar that hold the ribbon. The ribbon is crimped to the front of the bar on either side. Attached to the bottom of the ribbon is a round, bronze colored medal with wavy edges, held in place with two (2) jump rings. On the obverse of the medal is relief depiction of a nude male athlete, depicted in three quarters profile, facing the right edge of the medal. His proper left arm is extended in front of him and he is holding a laurel branch. His proper right arm is held at his side. Next to him, also depicted in profile, is a bald eagle perched on a column decorated with the United States flag’s stars and stripes. The eagle’s wings are extended. Relief text printed on the left side of the medal reads [U.S.] and relief text on the right reads [NATIONAL / COLLEGIATE / ATHLETIC / ASSOCIATION]. The edges of the medal are decorated with scroll and floral embellishments. On the reverse of the medal, at the top center, is engraved text that reads [5th Place / Broad Jump]. Below is relief text that reads [HELD AT / EDWARDS FIELD / UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA / BEREKLEY / 1935]. Below the text is a relief depiction of a laurel wreath tied together with a bow. Above the wreath’s center knot is the relief maker’s mark, [J&W. S.F.].
A frayed piece of red, white, and blue ribbon.
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Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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