Anthony de Francisci, Bernard M. Baruch Distinguished Service Award (obverse), 1952, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate, 1966.110.50
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.
Bernard M. Baruch Distinguished Service Award (obverse)
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3 in. (7.6 cm.) diam.
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of Mrs. Gilda Slate
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- Portrait male – Baruch, Bernard M. – bust
- Occupation – political – statesman
- Emblem – cross
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