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Collection Birger Swenson papers
Catalog Number MSS P:10 O 31
Object Name Medal, Commemorative
Lexicon category 8: Communication Artifact
Lexicon sub-category Documentary Artifact
Date 1964
Description A commemorative medal with a framed plaque at the top. The frame has a piece of paper inside that states, "BIRGER SWENSON - ROCK ISLAND, ILL." The ribbon is red, states "DELEGATE", and holds a medal. The medal is triangular. In the middle of the medal is a red circle with silver text and drawing. The drawing is that of a cross and possibly olive branches. The text around the drawing states, "LUTHERAN CHURCH IN AMERICA". The same emblem as in "MSS P:10 O 30". Inscribed around the middle is, "2ND BIENNIAL - CONVENTION - PITTSBURGH - 1964".
Search Terms Swenson, Birger, 1895-1987
Lutheran Church
Lutheran Church in America
Pittsburgh (Pa.)
Rock Island (Ill.)
Ribbons
Medals
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