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Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Issued by:
Lafayette College, American, founded 1826  Search this
Received by:
Eulace Peacock, American, 1914 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
enamel on metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1 3/8 × 1/2 × 1/4 in. (3.5 × 1.2 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 1/4 × 1/2 × 1/8 in. (3.2 × 1.2 × 0.4 cm)
Type:
medals
Place used:
Easton, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1933
Description:
Lafayette College medal for a track and field event awarded to Eulace Peacock in 1933. The gold toned medal is rectangular with beveled corners. There is a molded pin that at the top and bottom of the medal. The top of the pin is a bezel attached to a jump ring and the bottom ends in a thin point with thick molded bands framing the top and bottom of the medal. The surface of the medal is black enamel. In the center of the black enamel is a gold, metal relief depiction of an athlete in a runner’s starting position. He is crouched down facing the right edge of the medal with his proper left toes on the ground, his fingertips on the ground in front of him, and his proper right leg slightly behind him. On the reverse of the medal, engraved in the center, is text that reads [LAFAYETTE / COLLEGE / 1933].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Children  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:
A2014.63.105.1.42
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/fd5ea8972b2-b637-4de7-9ed0-2039ed2c108d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2014.63.105.1.42