Museum logo

Object Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Object ID 1998.069.0207
Object Name Award
Date 1967
Description Dark wooden award that consists of a sloping base with brass plate on which is engraved: "50TH ANNIVERSARY MEDAL / AUTHORIZED BY CONGRESS AND THE / PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES / AWARDED IN 1967 TO / WFTV-TV TELEVISION / ORLANDO, FLORIDA / FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO AMERICAN AGRICULTURE / PRESENTED BY THE / FEDERAL LAND BANK OF COLUMBIA." On top of base is a square piece of wood that rotates. A brass medallion sits in the large opening in the square, but the medallion has become detached. In raised letters on one side of the medallion: "GOLDEN ANNIVERSARY / FEDERAL LAND BANKS / 1917 - 1967." On opposite side: "DEDICATED TO AMERICA'S FARMERS / PROVIDERS OF PLENTY. In center is what appears to be a shaft of wheat.
Material Wood/Brass
Condition Fair
Dimensions H-5.75 W-7 D-4.125 inches
Height (in) 5.75
Width (in) 7
Imagefile 048\19980690207.JPG
Condition Notes Scratched throughout; medallion has fallen from setting and become detached.
Search Terms Awards