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    Ed White II: University of Michigan Sesquicentennial Award Medal and Certificate from his Personal Collection. In 1967, this venerable university gave out awards to important and accomplished alumni that exemplified the theme of its original establishment in 1817: "Knowledge Wisdom and the Courage to Serve". No one better fit those criteria than White. The 2.75" diameter bronze medal by the Medallic Art Co. has the above slogan on one side and the school seal along with the dates, wooden base included. The 7" x 9" certificate is still ensconced it its original gold-embossed folder. It reads, in part: "Lt. Col. Edward Higgins White II/ M.S.E. 1959, Astron. Sci.D. (hon.) 1965/ American Astronaut/ First American to Walk in Space/ Upon this exemplar of her cherished ideals/ The University of Michigan/ is pleased to confer/ The Sesquicentennial Award". An indentation on the front of the folder, otherwise fine condition.

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    April, 2013
    18th Thursday
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