Century of Progress World's Fair medal

Object Number: 
2002.1.1922
Date: 
1933
Medium: 
Metal, paper, cloth,
Dimensions: 
Medallion: 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. diameter, box: 4 x 4 x 7/8 in.
Description: 
Souvenir medal of the 1933 "Century of Progress World's Fair of 1933". Relief of a man who is, according to the brochure "The youthful figure of strength, energy and action [that] represents the intellectual arch between nature's resources and man's work". He is flanked by the words "Research" and Industry". On the reverse is a bird-eye view diagram of the World's Fair grounds surrounded by the words "1933- A Century Of Progress- International Exposition-Chicago". In original cloth lined black presentation box.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group