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Union High School Most Valuable Player medal awarded to Eulace Peacock

Catalog Data

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Issued by:
Union High School, American  Search this
Received by:
Eulace Peacock, American, 1914 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
bronze
Dimensions:
H x W x D (overall): 1 1/4 × 1 × 1/4 in. (3.2 × 2.6 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 1/8 × 1 × 1/16 in. (2.8 × 2.6 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
medals
Place used:
Union, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1932
Description:
Union High School Most Valuable Player medal awarded to Eulace Peacock in 1932. The medal is clover shaped, bronze colored, and has a round bezel attached to a jump ring. In the center of the obverse of the medal is a relief depiction of a male football player in full length and facing the viewer. The football player is depicted mid-run with his proper right arm extended at his side and a football tucked under his proper left arm. He is wearing a football uniform and helmet with ear guards and a chin strap. In the background is a goal post and a grassy field. A relief banner above the football player’s head is inscribed with the text [U.H.S.]. On the reverse of the medal, engraved in the center, is text that reads [E. PEACOCK / L.H.B. / CHOSEN / MOST VAUABLE PLAYER / TO HIS TEAM / 1932 / CLASS B CHAMPS]. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark that reads, [BRONZE / W [o inside a larger O]].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Children  Search this
Education  Search this
Football  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
A2014.63.105.1.93
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/fd5f2ed70a5-ea15-44e7-ae20-4e4c34a028f6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2014.63.105.1.93