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Lapel pin for Secretary of State General Colin L. Powell

Catalog Data

Issued by:
United States Department of State, American, founded 1789  Search this
Worn by:
General Colin L. Powell, American, 1937 - 2021  Search this
Medium:
enamel on metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 13/16 × 7/8 × 7/16 in. (2.1 × 2.2 × 1.1 cm)
Type:
lapel pins
insignias
Place used:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2001-2005
Caption:
General Colin L. Powell was the first African American United States Secretary of State, the sixty-fifth in the nation’s history, and served under President George W. Bush between January 20, 2001 and January 26, 2005.
Description:
One (1) Secretary of State lapel pin worn by General Colin L. Powell. The square metal pin features a dark blue enamel face on which are four white enamel stars and gold lettering at the top and bottom that read “SECRETARY OF STATE / COLIN POWELL”. In the middle is a circle of white enamel and a colorful Great Seal of the United States. The reverse of the pin has an engraving of General Powell’s signature “C.L.Powell” and one brass color backing.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Government  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Politics  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alma J. Powell
Object number:
A2022.101.1.94.2
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/fd59bdd450c-7d71-45ef-91a3-f4675fc0822c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2022.101.1.94.2