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Commemorative plaque

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The People's Highway: Route 66, 1930s–1940s
The People's Highway: Route 66, 1930s–1940s — Cyrus Avery: “The most direct road to the Pacific coast”

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Detail of inscription
Detail of inscription


Commemorative plaque presented to Cyrus Avery
Catalog #: 2002.0221.01, Accession #: 2002.0221
Currently on display
From the Smithsonian Collection
Physical Description
Silvered copper plaque with decorative border and art deco lettering, mounted on a wooden shield-shaped backing. "U. S. 66 HIGHWAY ASSOCIATION / THE MAIN STREET OF AMERICA / PRESENTED TO CY. S. AVERY FOR HIS FAITHFUL SERVICES AS PRESIDENT 1929-1930" 19" H x 15" W x 1 " D
Details
Date Made:
1929-1930
Locations:
Oklahoma
Credit:
Gift of C. Stevens Avery II and Joy Avery

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