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William Allen White Children's Book Award medal
  • Elden C. Tefft
    1919–2015
    born: Hartford, Kansas, United States ; died: Lawrence, Kansas, United States
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award medal, 1953
  • Where object was made: United States
  • bronze
  • Object Diameter: 6.3 cm
    Object Diameter: 2 1/2 in
  • Gift of Eldon C. Tefft
  • Not on display
  • 1955.0028
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Description

Recto: Image of man facing foreward and smiling (identified as William Allen White). Man wears a coat and bow tie. Text surrounds image.

Verso: Text from top to bottom. At CL there are five strands of wheat, two books, and three sunflowers.