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Bernard M. Baruch Distinguished Service Award (obverse)

1952 Anthony de Francisci Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964 bronze 3 in. (7.6 cm.) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate 1966.110.50 Not currently on view


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Bernard M. Baruch was a financier and statesman, and an advisor to American presidents, including Woodrow Wilson and Franklin Roosevelt. The Bernard M. Baruch Distinguished Service Award commemorates Baruch’s contributions to the War Industries Board, a collaboration of industry and government that first supplied the United States military with weapons and matériel during World War I.

Keywords

Emblem - cross

Occupation - political - statesman

Portrait male - Baruch, Bernard M. - bust

sculpture - medal-sample

metal - bronze

relief

About Anthony de Francisci

Born: Palermo, Italy 1887 Died: New York, New York 1964

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