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Object Name Pin, Award
Artist Unknown
Description Small gold pin in a wood frame with gold leaf finish. Pin is mounted on cardboard with a note that includes information on the owner (see provenance). The pin is circular with a scroll border. Center of pin reads: "LCH/15".

Mrs. Josephine Field Wilbur (1875-1923), presented these gold pins to graduating pupils.
Date 1915
Material gold, glass, wood
Dimensions H-0.75 W-6 L-7.5 inches
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Personal Symbol
Catalog Number 1976.19
Provenance Note in frame reads: "Little Compton did not have a high school in 1915. Josephine Field Wilbur, 1875-1923, ran a small private school and also taught in the public school system. She tutored several young people beyond the grade school system offered by the town. This pin, by family legend, was presented to either Louise or Grace Simmons by Mrs. Wilbur to mark completion of high school."
Source Grace Mckivergan
Received as Gift