Wooden plaque awarded to Eulace Peacock

Manufactured by
Unidentified
Issued by
Howard High School of Technology, American, founded 1928
Received by
Peacock, Eulace, American, 1914 - 1996
Subject of
Temple University, American, founded 1884
Medium
metallic paint on wood with varnish and iron
Dimensions
H x W x D: 1 3/16 × 8 13/16 × 8 3/4 in. (3 × 22.4 × 22.3 cm)
Type
plaques
Place used
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States, North and Central America
Date
November 13, 1935
Description
A plaque presented to Eulace Peacock on November 13, 1935 by Howard High School. The wooden plaque is round with a beveled edge and two (2), interior, concentric, beveled rings painted with gold metallic paint. At the center of the plaque is hand painted gold text that reads [Presented / to / EULACE PEACOCK / of / Temple University / Nov. 13th · ‘35] and additional gold text around the edges of the plaque that reads [HOWARD HIGH SCHOOL] at the top and [8A2 CLASS] at the bottom. The back of the plaque is covered with a green paper backing and two (2) metal mounting brackets on either side of the plaque.
Topic
African American
Athletes
Education
Track and field
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.105.1.123
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Awards and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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