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Plaque for Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Colin L. Powell

Catalog Data

Created by:
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
Received by:
General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021  Search this
Subject of:
United States Department of Defense  Search this
Medium:
metal on acrylic with Velcro (TM)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 1 7/8 in. (9.5 × 8.9 × 4.8 cm)
Type:
plaques
Place depicted:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1989-1993
Caption:
This plaque was part of a presentation case that was given to General Colin Powell during his tenure as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (1989-1993). The case included fifteen streamers, seven seals, and this engraved metal plaque that reads, in part, "Presented to General Colin L. Powell ... with respect and admiration from the men and women of the United States Armed Forces."
Description:
A black metal and acrylic commemorative plaque presented by the United States Armed Forces to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Colin L. Powell. This small self-standing curved plaque features a reflective metal face plate with an engraved message reading: [Presented to / GENERAL COLIN L. POWELL / Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff / with respect and admiration / from / The Men and Women of the United States Armed Forces].
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Government  Search this
Military  Search this
Politics  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alma J. Powell
Object number:
A2022.101.1.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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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/fd5e2abbad9-d111-4ba5-8802-5753e1c83285
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.101.1.3