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medals

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300046025

Small pieces of metal, usually gold, silver, or bronze and bearing a relief design on one or both sides and having a commemorative purpose; resembling a coin, but not used as a medium of exchange.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

George Franklin Kiker Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-295
Scope and Contents

The Kiker collection contains photographs of Private First Class George Franklin Kiker, telegrams sent to his family notifying them of his injury, a copy of his honorable discharge, his Purple Heart, and other medals he was awarded. Several paper items were preserved from a scrapbook, some are attached on both sides of the pages. These items include Bill Mauldin editorial cartoons, newspaper clippings, Christmas Cards, and V-Mail.

Dates: 1933-1946