The obverse of this bronze medal has an image of ancient physician (presumably Hippocrates). The reverse has “1ER CONGRESO / ARGENTINO / BRONCOSOESOFAGOLOGIA / CHEVALIER JACKSON / ALTA GRACIA / CORDOBA/ 12-13 DICEMBRE 1947.” Chevalier L. Jackson (1865-1958) invented the bronchoscope. His son, Chevalier L. Jackson (1900-1961), was also a physician.

Associated Dates: 1947 12 12+ / 1947 12 12+, 1947 12 13- / 1947 12 13-1947 12 12+ / 1947 12 12+, 1947 12 13- / 1947 12 13-

Associated Name: Jackson, Chevalier

Associated Place: United States

Subject: MedicineLGBTQ RightsLGBTQGay Rights


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Credit Line: Chevalier Jackson Collection, from Ms. Joan Bugby

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.300428.351Accession Number: 300428Catalog Number: 300428.351

Object Name: Medalaward, medalOther Terms: Medal; Medals; Commemorative and Association

Physical Description: metal (overall material)enamel (overall material)blue (overall color)Measurements: overall: .2 cm x 2.7 cm; 1/16 in x 1 1/16 inoverall: 1 1/2 in x 1 in x 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 2.54 cm x .635 cm


Record Id: nmah_1066861

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