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Badge

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Title:
Badge
Date: 
1927
Medium: 
Metal, ribbon, paper
Dimensions: 
3 3/8 x 2 x 1/4 in.
Description: 
Gold colored metal two-part medal. The top pin bar is a rectangular frame inset with a paper typewritten with the name "Geo. J. Freedley/ Virginia". It is attached to the lower medallion by a white silk ribbon with a central navy blue stripe flanked by yellow stripes. The lower medallion is circular with an eagle on the top and embossed profile busts of three men encircled by the words "Sons Of The American Revolution/ Virginia Society/ Vox Penna Gladius/ 1765, 1776, 1781/ Organized July 7, 1890". The reverse is embossed with an eagle on a German cross and laurel wreath and the words "38th Annual Congress/ National Society/ Sons Of The American Revolution/ Richmond, Virginia/ May 5-18, 1927". The S.A.R., a fraternal, social, educational and philanthropic order of men that can trace their American ancestory to before the American Revolution, was founded in 1890 and currently remains an active organization.
Date End: 
1 927
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number: 
2002.1.3313
Gallery Label: 
The Sons of the American Revolution, a fraternal, social, educational and philanthropic order of men that can trace their American ancestory to before the American Revolution, was founded in 1890 and currently remains an active organization.
Date Begin: 
1927
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group