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Pink marble fragment
During a recent meeting, I began wondering why the nation decided to build a tall marble obelisk as an homage to our first president. As it turns out, it is quite a story!
Square banner for boxer John L. Sullivan showing flags and the phrases “Champion of the world…May the best man win”
Sports have always been political. Few items in the museum’s collections make this point better than an 1882 banner honoring boxer John L. Sullivan.
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