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Lapel Pin
1945-1965
Original Owner:Originally owned by Beatrice Fox , American, 1887 - 1968
Plated metal
Primary Dimensions (height x width): 5/8 x 5/8in. (1.6 x 1.6cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Bernard Schiro
Description: A gold-tone lapel pin, in the shape of a shield next to and slightly overlapping a circle. The shield on the right has a representation of a menorah framed by two laurel branches with the word Israel in Hebrew writing underneath The disk at the left has a flame at the center and the letters "U J A" at the top. There are more laurels beneath the circle and above the shield. On the back, the pin is secured by a C catch.
Subject Note: "U J A" stands for United Jewish Appeal. (Lee 9/6/07)
Object Number: 1986.213.21
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