Democratic National Committee Award, presented to Ella Fitzgerald

Description:

This award was presented to Ella Fitzgerald by the Democratic National Committee to Ella Fitzgerald in 1982. It is made of a moon-shaped lucite top on a black plastic base. The top is imprinted:

SALUTE
TO
BLACK STARS
DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE
BLACK CAUCUS
JUNE 24, 1982
ELLA FITZGERALD
JAZZ.

Presentation Date: 1982

Presenter: Democratic National CommitteeRecipient: Fitzgerald, Ella

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Awards and Prizes

Subject:

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Credit Line: Fitzgerald 1989 Trust (through Richard D. Rosman)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0342.060Accession Number: 1996.0342Catalog Number: 1996.0342.060

Object Name: award

Physical Description: lucite (overall material)plastic (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9 3/4 in x 7 in x 4 1/16 in; 24.765 cm x 17.78 cm x 10.31875 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-06f8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1190828

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