Atlantic City High School Relay Carnival awarded to Eulace Peacock

Manufactured by
Balfour, American, founded 1913
Issued by
Atlantic City High School, American, founded 1895
Received by
Peacock, Eulace, American, 1914 - 1996
Medium
metal with silk, dye and thread
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 2 15/16 × 1 7/16 × 1/4 in. (7.5 × 3.6 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (pin): 1/2 × 1 7/16 × 1/4 in. (1.2 × 3.6 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (ribbon): 1 5/16 × 1 3/8 × 1/4 in. (3.3 × 3.5 × 0.6 cm)
H x W x D (medal): 1 7/16 × 1 5/16 × 1/8 in. (3.7 × 3.4 × 0.2 cm)
Type
pins (fasteners)
medals
Place made
Attleboro, Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Place used
Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date
May 27, 1933
Description
Atlantic City High School Relay Carnival first place medal for the Varsity 220 Yard Dash event awarded to Eulace Peacock on May 27, 1933. The medal consists of a gold toned pin holding a blue and white striped ribbon attached to a medal. The pin has a “C” clasp closure on the back and a bar that holds the ribbon. The ribbon is looped over the bar and held in place with thread at the bottom corners of the pin and gathered on a jump ring at the bottom. The medal is clover-shaped, gold colored, and has a round bezel attached to the jump ring. In the center of the obverse of the medal is a relief depiction of two (2) male athletes in full length. Both athletes are depicted mid-run with the athlete on the left handing a baton to the athlete on the right. Printed in relief around the central figures is the text, [ATLANTIC CITY · H · S · RELAY CARNIVAL]. On the reverse of the medal, engraved in the center, is text that reads [VARSITY / 220 YARD DASH / MAY 27, 1933 / 1ST PLACE]. Along the bottom edge is a stamped maker’s mark that reads, [BALFOUR].
Topic
African American
Athletes
Education
Track and field
Youth
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2014.63.105.1.24
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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