Abbey Lincoln Receives Sesquicentennial Coin

Title

Abbey Lincoln Receives Sesquicentennial Coin

Subject

Illinois. Sesquicentennial Commission
Illinois
Actresses
African American actresses
Lincoln, Abbey -2010
Singers
Women singers
African American singers
Medals

Description

On verso: "Home State Honor - goes to Chicago born actress-singer Abbey Lincoln in recognition of her portrayal of the title role of the current movie hit "For Live of Ivy." James W. Howard, chairman of the Chicago Sesquicentennial committee presented her with the official medallion and wall plaque. Born Anna Marie Wooldridge, Miss Lincoln selected her professional name to be synonymous with freedom and another famous Illinoisian."

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

n.d.

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

405803
Illinois Sesquicentennial Commission Collection

Original Format

photographic print
b&w
2

Physical Dimensions

25 x 20.7

Citation

“Abbey Lincoln Receives Sesquicentennial Coin,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed July 8, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/31635.