World War I Victory Medal, 1919

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World War I Victory Medal, 1919
World War I Victory Medal, 1919
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AC 2010.4_1
Shelf 34 Box 1

A gold medal attached to a rainbow colored ribbon pin. On the front is the image of an angel holding a sword and a shield. On the reverse side is the image of the United States crest with an eagle. The engraved text around it reads "THE GREAT WAR FOR CIVILIZATION FRANCE ITALY SERBIA JAPAN MONTENEGRO RUSSIA GREECE GREAT BRITAIN BELGIUM BRAZIL PORTUGAL ROMANIA CHINA" and six stars aligned on the bottom edge of the medal. This object belonged to Albert Louther Demaree, class of 1923.

Gift of Helen J. Demaree, 1975