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Catalog Number 2014.014.005
Description 1964 Award Plaque Honoring T. Jack Foster. Wooden plaque has a clear varnish and two brass-colored pieces of metal mounted to the front. The top metal piece is round in shape and has an embossed motif of leaves, a torch and a scroll. The scroll in inscribed with text that reads, "ANNUAL / HORATIO ALGER / AWARD / OF THE / AMERICAN SCHOOLS / AND COLLEGES ASSOCIATION / TOWARDS THE ENHANCING OF / THE AMERICAN TRADITION / OF OVERCOMING OBSTACLES / TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS THROUGH / DILIGENCE, INDUSTRY AND / PERSEVERANCE." Bottom metal pieces is rectangular in shape and is embossed with, "AWARDED TO / T. JACK FOSTER / MAY 14, 1964."
Object Name Plaque, Award
Collection 3D - Personal Symbols
Title Award Plaque Honoring T. Jack Foster, 1964
Date May 14, 1964
Creator Unknown
Role Producer
Inscription Text See description
Provenance Part of the Foster City Collection.
Dimensions H-9.5 W-7.5 D-1 inches
Search Terms Awards
Foster City
Foster, T. Jack
Subjects Awards
People Foster, T. Jack