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Badge/ medal

Badge/ medal
Title
Badge/ medal
Date 
1921
Medium 
Metal, ribbon, celluloid, paper
Dimensions 
3 7/8 x 2 1/8 x 1/4 in.
Description 
A gold colored metal two-part medal. The top pin bar is a rectangular frame with embossed flourishes and inset with a celluloid covered printed paper with the words "Grand Aerie Convention/ Newark, N.J. Aug. 8 to 13, 1921". It is attached to the lower medallion by a faded red, white and blue striped silk ribbon. The lower medallion is embossed with a relief of an eagle with wings spread and head turned surrounded by "F.O.E./ L.T.J.E". This medal represents the Fraternal Order of Eagles, a fraternal social and philanthropic order involved in community charity and moral or social causes that promote "Liberty..., Truth..., Justice... and Equality...".
Credit Line 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Object Number 
2002.1.3329
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group