Certificate of Appreciation from US Coast Guard to Maxine Sullivan

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Issued by
United States Coast Guard, American, founded 1790
Received by
Sullivan, Maxine, American, 1911 - 1987
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image): 9 1/2 × 13 in. (24.1 × 33 cm)
Type
certificates
Place depicted
Manhattan Beach, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
20th century
Description
A certificate of appreciation given to Maxine Sullivan by the United States Coast Guard. The certificate features the logo of the U.S. Coast Guard Training Station at Manhattan Beach, New York. Under the logo, Red and black writing, printed in ink, reads: [In Appreciation / Maxine Sullivan / has given invaluable service in / maintaining the morale of our / men and thereby merits our / our fullest commendation]. A tear at the bottom has cut off part of the certificate. An illegible, handwritten signature is in the lower right corner. The certificate has numerous tears along the edges. The back of the certificate is blank.
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Military
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.29.137
Restrictions & Rights
Public domain
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Collection title
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification
Awards and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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