Issued by
The White House, founded 1792
Worn by
Allen, Eugene, American, 1919 - 2010
Date
1980s
Medium
plastic, metal, ink, paper
Dimensions
H x W: 4 1/2 × 2 3/4 in. (11.4 × 7 cm)
Description
Identification badge for Eugene Allen from the White House. The badge is in laminated plastic and has a ball chain attachment at the top. The white badge has a blue border and the U.S. Presidential Seal in the center. Partially overlapping the seal, [W H] is perforated through the paper. At the bottom black printed text reads [Eugene C. Allen / White House / Washington, D.C.]. The text and designs are repeated on the back.
Place used
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Clothing-Historical
Type
badges
Topic
Business
Clothing and dress
Government
Labor
Local and regional
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charles E. Allen in memory of Eugene Allen & Helene Allen
Object number
2018.5.1.11
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd544effd35-ea9b-499b-8e42-385be2a13e29

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