Key to the City of New Orleans, presented to Ella Fitzgerald

Key to the City of New Orleans, presented to Ella Fitzgerald

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Key to the City of New Orleans, Louisiana. During her national tours, communities awarded jazz vocalist, Ella Fitzgerald, a key to their city. It is a metal key with a city seal in the center. The key is cast:

CITY OF NEW ORLEANS

Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
key
presenter
City of New Orleans
recipient
Fitzgerald, Ella
place made
United States: Louisiana, New Orleans
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 1 3/16 in x 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 3.01625 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
1996.0342.049.16
accession number
1996.0342
catalog number
1996.0342.049.16
Credit Line
Fitzgerald 1989 Trust (through Richard D. Rosman)
subject
Awards and Prizes
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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