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Catalog Number 2014.027.014.003
Scope & Content Bay Meadows Racetrack Merchant Marine Certificate, January 2, 1946. This certificate is from the United States Merchant Marine. At the top it say "United States Merchant Marine Rest Center" with three semaphore flags in a pyramid below. The certificate is awarded to William Kyne for, "In grateful recognition of faithful Volunteer Services rendered through the United States War Shipping Administration and the United Seamen's Service to the Men of the Merchant Marine whose achievements have made possible the Glorious Victory in World War II." It is signed by the National Medical Director and Administrative Officer. The lower left corner has the Merchant Marine emblem, a circle with a compass, around a shield with an anchor in the middle.

The location is Box 13, Folder 7, Item 3.
Object Name Documents
Collection Archival Collection
Category Documents
Date January 2, 1946
People Kyne, William P.
Search Terms Awards
Bay Meadows
Bay Meadows Race Track
Horse Racing
Horses - Thoroughbred Racing
Kyne, William P.
Kyne, William P. "Bill"
Merchant Marine
World War II
World War Two
Subjects Awards
Fund raising
Fundraising campaigns
Horse racing
World War II
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