Member badge for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908
Medium
metal
Dimensions
9/16 x 5/8 x 1/4 in. (1.4 x 1.6 x 0.6 cm)
Type
badges
Date
after 1908
Description
An Alpha Kappa Alpha metal members badge with a stickpin back. The badge is in the shape of an ivy leaf with a green center. The badge is outlined with small pearls. There is one diamond at the top of the badge. Gold lettering appears in the green center. It reads “A. K. A.”
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
2013.133.2.2
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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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