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Harry S. Truman medal
  • Carl Paul Jennewein
    1890–1978
    active: United States
  • Harry S. Truman medal, 1949
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 5 cm
    Object Diameter: 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Dr. Franklin D. Murphy
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0037
Multimedia
Description

Recto: Profiled of man facing left (identified as Harry Truman). Stars circle the outer border of the medal.

Verso: At center is a draped woman standing with her right arm raised and in her left she holds an olive branch. There is text on both sides of image.