Item 0964 - Distinguished Paul Laurence Dunbar Humanitarian Award from the Paul Laurence Dunbar Commemoration Committee

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Distinguished Paul Laurence Dunbar Humanitarian Award from the Paul Laurence Dunbar Commemoration Committee

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  • 25 June 1994 (Creation)

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plaque

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 4/01/12

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Award naming Mr Mandela as the recipient of The Distinguished Paul Laurence Dunbar Humanitarian Award from the Paul Laurence Dunbar Commemoration Committee of the Innerwest Priority Board in Dayton, Ohio, USA

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Black plate with raised gold text and images mounted on textured black matting and medium dark wood base. Top of award includes image of Paul Laurence Dunbar and a feather. Bottom of the plaque includes 3 coloured flags, including: USA, South Africa, and Pan-African. Text reads as follows:
The Paul Laurence Dunbar Commemoration Committee of the Innerwest Priority Board, City of Dayton, Ohio, USA, presents the Distinguished Humanitarian Award to:
Nelson Mandela
President of South Africa
An indominable spirit in whom character and constancy of purpose are exemplified. Your mission to end apartheid was a journey of continued faith. You have preservered in the face of adversity, led an unwavering struggle for peace, freedom, and democracy, and remained focused on an achievable goal. We salute you this day,
Saturday, June 25, 1994

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0333

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