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

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Issued by:
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
Medium:
bronze and metal with silk (textile) , dye and thread
silk (textile)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2014.63.105.1.116.1 overall): 2 15/16 × 1 1/2 × 1/4 in. (7.5 × 3.9 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (2014.63.105.1.116.1 pin): 1/4 × 1 1/2 × 1/4 in. (0.7 × 3.9 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (2014.63.105.1.116.1 ribbon): 1 5/16 × 1 1/2 × 3/16 in. (3.3 × 3.8 × 0.5 cm)
H x W x D (2014.63.105.1.116.1 medal): 1 1/2 × 1 7/16 × 1/8 in. (3.7 × 3.7 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (2014.63.105.1.116.2): 1 3/4 × 1 5/8 × 13/16 in. (4.4 × 4.2 × 2 cm)
Type:
pins (fasteners)
medals
Place used:
Berkeley, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1935
Description:
2014.63.105.1.116.1
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.].
2014.63.105.1.116.2
A frayed piece of red, white, and blue ribbon.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Education  Search this
Sports  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
A2014.63.105.1.116.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd596957085-3c06-46ef-9f22-6aa2dfcb2d65
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2014.63.105.1.116.1-.2