Whitney M. Young Jr. award received by Norma Merrick Sklarek

  • Image for Whitney M. Young Jr. award received by Norma Merrick Sklarek
  • Image for Whitney M. Young Jr. award received by Norma Merrick Sklarek
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Issued by
American Institute of Architects, American, founded 1857
Received by
Sklarek, Norma Merrick, American, 1926 - 2012
Subject of
Young, Whitney Moore Jr., American, 1921 - 1971
Signed by
Purnell, Marshall E., American, born 1950
Proffitt, David R.
Owned by
Sklarek, Norma Merrick, American, 1926 - 2012
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 14 × 11 in. (35.6 × 27.9 cm)
Type
commemoratives
Place depicted
United States, North and Central America
Date
May 17, 2008
Description
Award received by Norma Sklarek. The Whitey M. Young Jr. award was presented by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The white paper has an embossed gold AIA logo at the center top. Below this is central black printed text conferring the award to Sklarek, referred to as the “Rosa Parks of Architecture.” The award is signed by the president, Marshall Purnell, and secretary, David Proffitt, of the AIA. The reverse is blank.
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Topic
African American
Architecture
Professional organizations
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David Merrick Fairweather and Yvonne Goff
Object number
TA2018.23.7.1.11.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Awards and Medals
Archival Collections
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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