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Hubbard Medal Awarded to Anne Morrow Lindbergh

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Identifier: 1934-024-0086

Title: Hubbard Medal Awarded to Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Description: The Hubbard Medal was presented to Anne Lindbergh on March 31, 1934 at Explorers' Hall in Washington DC by Dr. Gilbert Grosvenor, President of the National Geographic Society. The Medal is given by the National Geographic Society for recognition in exploration and discovery. Anne's medal is customized to show the circumnavigation route of the Atlantic in which Anne displayed her expertise as a radio navigator. She was the first woman to receive the award and her husband, Charles Lindbergh also received the award in 1927. The 18K gold medal; obverse has projection of Atlantic Ocean with route taken by Anne and Charles Lindbergh marked by beaded line; reverse has North Pacific and route marked for flights made in 1931 and 1933. Came in a square black leather case lined with green fabric.

Rights: UND

Place:

Dates: 1934

Type(s): Medal

Maker/Creator: NY/Albert H. Bumstead Medallic Art Co.

Subjects: Lindbergh, Charles A.

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