Pin for a life member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908
Medium
metal
Dimensions
7/8 x 5/8 x 1/16 in. (2.2 x 1.6 x 0.2 cm)
Type
pins (jewelry)
Date
20th century
Description
An Alpha Kappa Alpha metal pin with a stickpin back. The pin is in the shape of a green ivy branch with a gold border. Gold lettering on the green leaves reads “AKA / L / I / F / E / MEMBER.”
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
2013.133.2.7
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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