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Helen Keller's Presidential Medal of Freedom

Presidential Medal of Freedom
Photo ID: medaloffreedom

The highest civilian award in the United States, presented by Lyndon Baines Johnson on September 14, 1964. The medal is on a collar of blue, white and purple ribbon. The velvet lined presentation box also contains a miniature replica of the ribbon, a uniform ribbon, and a buttonhole ribbon.

Learn more about this artifact on the Digital Helen Keller Archive.

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