Bernard M. Baruch Distinguished Service Award (obverse)

  • Anthony de Francisci, Bernard M. Baruch Distinguished Service Award (obverse), 1952, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate, 1966.110.50

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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.

Title
Bernard M. Baruch Distinguished Service Award (obverse)
Artist
Date
1952
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
3 in. (7.6 cm.) diam.
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate

Mediums
Mediums Description
bronze
Classifications
Keywords
  • Portrait male – Baruch, Bernard M. – bust
  • Occupation – political – statesman
  • Emblem – cross
Object Number
1966.110.50
Palette
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