Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.365d
Date: 
1917
Medium: 
Aluminum
Dimensions: 
diameter: 38.4mm (1 1/2 in.)
Description: 
Aluminum struck medal with obverse legend: " "A LITTLE GROUP/ OF WILLFUL MEN/ HAVE RENDERED/ THE GOVERNMENT OF THE/ UNITED STATES/ HELPLESS AND/ CONTEMPTIBLE"/ (MARCH 1917)/ PRESIDENT WILSON". Reverse legend: "VOTED AGAINST THE WAR DECLARATION/ SENATORS/ LA FOLLETTE,/ NORRIS, LANE/ STONE, VARDAMAN/ CONGRESMEN/ BROWNE, CARY, COOPER, ESCH, FREAR, NELSON, STAFFORD,/ DAVIDSON, VOIGHT/ ALL OF WISCONSIN/ KITCHIN/ AND 40 OTHERS./ APRIL 6, 1917"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group