Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Ribbon

Object Number: 
Z.3420
Date: 
ca. 1928
Medium: 
Silk
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 3/8 x 2 3/16 in. ( 23.8 x 5.6 cm )
Description: 
Pink silk satin ribbon printed in black; depicts bust-length portrait of male with date above "1858"; inscription beneath: "JOHN WHITEAKER/First Governor, State of Oregon,/1859-62; born on farm, Dearborn/County, Indiana, May 4, 1820,/married in Missouri, 1847; to/California mines, 1849; to Ore-/gon, 1852; Judge, Lane County,/1856; Legislator, 1857; member/46th Congress, 1878; Collector Int./Rev. 1885; died, Eugene, 1902/Oregon Pioneer/Association/56th ANNUAL REUNION/IN CITY AUDITORIUM/Thursday, June 28/1928"; seal of Oregon with inscription below: "NON TRANSFERABLE".
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group