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Negro Life at the South
Oil on linen
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Circular metal button "CADET/U.S.M.A."; embossed with the West Point Academy seal; eagle, helmet and sword.
Gift of Sidney Forman
Since 1802, The West Point Military Academy' s mission has been to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country; professional growth throughout a career as an officer in the United States Army; and a lifetime of selfless service to the nation.
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