Medal Presented to Henry Ford, 1923

Summary

Henry Ford was recognized as more than an automotive industrialist; throughout his many years in the public eye he was acknowledged by many civic and corporate associations. This award, presented by an unknown organization, attests to Henry Ford's commitment to educational endeavors.

Henry Ford was recognized as more than an automotive industrialist; throughout his many years in the public eye he was acknowledged by many civic and corporate associations. This award, presented by an unknown organization, attests to Henry Ford's commitment to educational endeavors.

Artifact

Commemorative medal

Date Made

1923

Creators

Unknown

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

51.13.105

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of the Clara Ford Estate.

Material

Bronze
Box
Leather
Lining (Material)
Silk (Textile)
Velvet (Fabric weave)

Color

Ivory (Color)
Pink (Color)

Dimensions

Height: .75 in

Width: 2.875 in

Length: 3.125 in

Diameter: 1.75 in  (medal)

Inscriptions

ARTI LITTERIS HUMANITATI / F.H. 1923 [obverse] SCHOLA CRUCIS SCHOLA LUCIS [reverse] roughly tranlated: TECHNICAL letters humanity / FH 1923 [obverse] SCHOOL CROSS SCHOOL OF LIGHT

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