Item 0886 - Lamp of Knowledge from the City of Chicago Commission on Human Relations Advisory Council on African Affairs

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ZA COM MR-T-0886

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Lamp of Knowledge from the City of Chicago Commission on Human Relations Advisory Council on African Affairs

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  • 6 July 1993 (Creation)

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plaque

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 4/01/12

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Award naming Mr Mandela as the recipient of the Lamp of Knowledge for outstanding commitment and leadership in the struggle for democracy and liberation of African people, USA

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Rectangular plaque with black plate and gold border mounted on medium dark wood.

Black plate includes a gold lamp of learning image on a medallion surrounded by a circular gold border and bordering olive branch wreath. Plaque is engraved with gold tesxt and reads as follows:
The City of Chicago Commission on Human Relations Advisory Council on African Affairs presents this Lamp of Knowledge to Nelson Mandela for outstanding commitment and leadership in the struggle for democracy and liberation of African people. July 6, 1993, U.S.A.

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0118

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