Pin for History Books membership of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Image for Pin for History Books membership of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Marjorie H. Parker, American, 1917 - 2006
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908
Medium
metal
Dimensions
1 1/16 x 7/8 x 1/8 in. (2.7 x 2.2 x 0.3 cm)
Type
logos
Date
1958
Description
An Alpha Kappa Alpha metal logo with a small metal loop attached to the top. The pendant is shaped like three books. Two of the books are on top of each other while the third book is leaning against them. One of the books has the A. K. A. seal on the cover, while another has lettering on the spine that reads “THE HISTORY OF / ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA / 1908-1999.”
Topic
African American
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
2013.133.2.16
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
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
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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