Logo pin for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908
Hedgeman Lyle, Ethel, American, 1887 - 1950
Nellie Quander, American, 1880 - 1961
Date
ca. 1918
Medium
metal
Dimensions
1 3/16 x 3/4 x 1/8 in. (3 x 1.9 x 0.3 cm)
Description
Alpha Kappa Alpha metal logo with a small metal loop attached to the top of each. The pendants are gold ovals with a portrait of Nellie Quander on embossed one side. Text under the portrait reads “Nellie/Quander / 1911-1918 / FIRST SUPREME BASILEUS.” On the other side of the pendants a portrait of Ethel Hedgeman Lyle is embossed. Text under this portrait reads “ETHEL HEDGEMAN LYLE / 1908 / FOUNDER OF A K A.”
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Type
logos
Topic
Education
Sororities
Women
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Historical Society of Washington, DC and the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
Object number
2013.133.2.15.1
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd536c1b280-ae65-4a77-aafa-6ddad756c350
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