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WWI Touring Club of France fundraising medal

Object | Accession Number: 2014.480.51 a-b

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    WWI Touring Club of France fundraising medal
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    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Medal with ribbon fragment acquired by PFC David F. Busch, an American soldier who was stationed in Europe during WWII. The medal, from the Touring Club of France, was sold during World War I to raise funds for the war effort.
    Date
    commemoration:  1914-1915
    found:  1945
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Tara Barenok

    Physical Details

    Language
    French
    Classification
    Awards
    Category
    Medals
    Object Type
    Medals, French (lcsh)
    Physical Description
    Circular bronze colored medal with loop, together with fragment of blue, white and red ribbon (French flag). Medal is highly corroded and ribbon is frayed and discolored.
    a: medal
    b: ribbon
    Dimensions
    a: Diameter: 2.250 inches (5.715 cm)
    b: Height: 0.500 inches (1.27 cm) | Width: 0.750 inches (1.905 cm)
    Materials
    a : metal
    b : ribbon
    Inscription
    a. engraved : Journee du 75 / 1914-1915

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    No restrictions on use

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    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The medal was donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2014 by Tara Barenok, the great-niece of David F. Busch.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 18:27:06
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