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"U.S." Army insignia pin worn by General Colin L. Powell

Catalog Data

Issued by:
United States Army, American, founded 1775  Search this
Worn by:
General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021  Search this
Subject of:
United States Armed Forces, American, founded 1775  Search this
United States Department of Defense  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver and brass (alloy)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 1/16 × 1 1/16 × 3/8 in. (2.7 × 2.7 × 0.9 cm)
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1958-1993
Description:
One (1) “U.S.” Army insignia pin worn by General Colin L. Powell. The pin is made of silver metal in the shape of a "U." and "S." and has two brass backings. When worn on military uniform, is typically attached at the proper left or right front collar.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Government  Search this
Military  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:
A2022.101.1.85.3
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/fd50bc2d983-1503-4c7a-8b8b-ddcd15624c08
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.101.1.85.3