AAWB Distinquished Service Medal

Medal, Commemorative

Accession Number: 2019.5.2

Description: Gold medal with a horizontal pin plate engraved "DONALD BLASCH"; suspended below is an upside down shield decorated with the AAWB symbol, a lamp on a sunburst, "D.S.M." in braille, and engraved "LUX EX TENEBRIS"; the medal is framed in a small molded frame in a red velvet mat.

Height: 7

Width: 7

Depth: 1.25

Date Made: 1977

Collection: AER O&M Division C. Warren Bledsoe Archives

History/Provenance: AER O&M Division C. Warren Bledsoe Archives

Subjects: Awards Orientation and Mobility

Dimension Notes: overall, in frame

Made: American Association of Workers for the Blind

Material: Gold, cotton, wood, glass

Updated: 05/08/2020