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Photo of Mrs. Anna Rosenberg being presented the Medal of Freedom by Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson

99-997 (untitled)
Accession Number
99-997
8x10 inches (21x26 cm)
Black & White
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Description
Mrs. Anna Rosenberg, New York City, today became the first American citizen to receive the recently authorized Medal of Freedom. The medal was presented to Mrs. Rosenberg by Secretary of War Robert P. Patterson. The award was given on the recommendation of General of the Army Dwight D. Eisenhower in recognition of Mrs. Rosenberg's work overseas. From: Beth Gore.
Date(s)
October 29, 1945