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Chicago Relays Medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

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Manufactured by:
Balfour, American, founded 1913  Search this
Issued by:
Chicago Daily News Athletic Association, American  Search this
Received by:
Eulace Peacock, American, 1914 - 1996  Search this
Subject of:
Chicago Daily News, American, 1876 - 1978  Search this
International Amphitheatre, American, 1934 - 1999  Search this
copper alloy
H x W x D (overall): 2 5/16 × 1 11/16 × 1/4 in. (5.8 × 4.3 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 7/8 × 1 11/16 × 3/16 in. (4.7 × 4.3 × 0.4 cm)
Place made:
Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Chicago Relays third place medal for the 40 Yard Sprint event awarded to Eulace Peacock in 1938. The copper toned medal is round and is attached to two (2) round jump rings. The obverse of the medal has a semicircular band of relief text at the top that reads [CHICAGO RELAYS]. In the center of the medal is a relief depiction of a male in bust pose, depicted in profile facing the left edge of the medal with his chin slightly lifted. His shoulders are nude and he wears a laurel wreath on his head. A relief of a laurel garland, attached to rectangular mounts on either side of the man’s shoulders, runs along the bottom edge of the medal. Behind him is a twenty-five (25) ray sun motif. The reverse of the medal has relief text that reads [1938 / SPONSORED BY / THE CHICAGO DAILY NEWS / INTERNATIONAL AMIPTHEATER]. ]. Below is engraved text that reads [40 YD / SPRINT / 3RD]. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark for Balfour that reads [BALFOUR].
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
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