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Medal

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Description
The obverse of this bronze medal has a standing woman and “HE SERVES BEST WHO SERVES WILLINGLY.” The reverse has “PENNSYLVANIA DISTRICT MEDAL / AWARDED FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE / DR. CHEVALIER JACKSON” and “KIWANIS CLUB INTERNATIONAL / K.” The “ADAM / DIETZ / 1921” inscription on the obverse refers to an artist engraver in Germantown, Pennsylvania. Chevalier L. Jackson (1865-1958) invented the bronchoscope.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Medal
award, medal
Associated Name
Jackson, Chevalier
associated place
United States: Pennsylvania
Physical Description
metal, bronze (overall material)
wood (overall material)
cloth, velvet (overall material)
cloth, silk (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.5 cm x 7.6 cm; 3/16 in x 3 in
overall:.6 cm x 7.6 cm; 1/4 in x 3 in
overall: 1 3/8 in x 3 5/8 in x 3 5/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 9.2075 cm x 9.2075 cm
ID Number
MG.300428.356
accession number
300428
catalog number
300428.356
300428.356.01
300428.356.02
Credit Line
Chevalier Jackson Collection, from Ms. Joan Bugby
subject
Medicine
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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