Pin for National President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

Image for Pin for National President of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908
Medium
metal
Dimensions
15/16 x 13/16 x 5/16 in. (2.4 x 2.1 x 0.8 cm)
Type
pins (jewelry)
Date
20th century
Description
An Alpha Kappa Alpha metal lapel pin. The pin is in the shape of an ivy leaf with a green center. A gold colored metal circle surrounds the leaf. The leaf is outlined with small pearls. 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
2013.133.2.4
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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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