Abbey Lincoln Receives Sesquicentennial Coin
Illinois. Sesquicentennial Commission
African American actresses
Lincoln, Abbey -2010
African American singers
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."
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
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Illinois Sesquicentennial Commission Collection
25 x 20.7
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