Union High School, Frederick A. Doll Award awarded to James Peacock

Manufactured by
Dieges & Clust, American, founded 1898
Issued by
Union High School, American
Received by
Peacock, James Jr., American, born 1908
Subject of
Doll, Frederick A., American, 1873 - 1934
Union High School, American
Medium
sterling silver and metal with silk, dye and thread
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 2 1/2 × 1 3/8 × 1/4 in. (6.3 × 3.4 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (pin): 1/4 × 1 5/16 × 1/4 in. (0.7 × 3.4 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (ribbon): 1 1/8 × 1 5/16 × 1/4 in. (2.8 × 3.4 × 0.7 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 1/4 × 1 1/8 × 1/16 in. (3.1 × 2.8 × 0.2 cm)
Type
pins (fasteners)
medals
Place made
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place used
Union City, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date
1926
Description
Union High School, Frederick A. Doll Award awarded to James Peacock in 1926. The medal consists of a gold toned bar pin holding a red, white, and blue ribbon attached to a silver medal. The pin has “C” clasp closure on the back and a bar that hold the ribbon. The ribbon is crimped to the front of the bar at each corner. Attached to the bottom of the ribbon is an octagonal, silver colored medal held in place with two (2) jump rings. In a circular frame in the center of the obverse of the medal is a relief depiction of an athlete in profile, crouching in a four point start position, and facing the left edge of the medal. A laurel wreath frames the runner. A scroll and a shield below the runner has engraved text that reads [ATHLETICS] and [1926]. The center of the reverse of the medal is inscribed [FREDERICK A. DOLL / AWARD / · U · H · S · / JAMES PEACOCK]. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark for Dieges & Clust, an eagle’s head in profile above three spearhead shaped banners with the text [D], [&], and [C] stamped inside each banner. Below is the text, [STERLING / DIEGES & CLUST].
Topic
African American
Athletes
Children
Education
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.105.1.109
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Awards and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture