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    John F. Kennedy: Gilt Plaque Presented to Kennedy by the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith. 1962, 2.5" x 3.5", in the original fitted presentation case. The obverse of the plaque pictures Lady Liberty surrounded by a crowd of faces and "America's Democratic Legacy" above. The reverse is engraved "Presented by the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith to John F. Kennedy President of the United States for Distinguished Contribution to the Enrichment of America's Democratic Legacy, 1962". The plaque is accompanied by a signed, typed letter from Mary Barelli Gallagher, former secretary to Senator John F. Kennedy (1953-1956) and personal secretary to Mrs. John F. Kennedy (1956-1964), stating that Mrs. Kennedy gave her the plaque in August 1964. The plaque is referenced on page 392 in Ms. Gallagher's 1969 book, My Life with Jacqueline Kennedy. Light wear to the gilt finish, else very fine.

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    November, 2009
    17th-18th Tuesday-Wednesday
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