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Object Name Certificate, Membership
Catalog Number UNNUMBERED-294
Creator Bush-Krebs Co.
Maker Bush-Krebs Co.
Date ca. 1900
Material(s) Paper/Ink
Dimensions H-8.063 W-10 inches
Description This is a paper certificate printed in black ink from an engraving. It is for the Jefferson Davis Home Association and is issued to Major Otis S. Finney. The top portion is illustrated with a images of the Davis birthplace at right, bust portrait of Jefferson Davis at center top, a church (?) at center bottom, and the Transylvania College building at right. Below this is a description of membership. At the bottom the certificate number 2196 is stamped in red ink. There is a gold foil seal on the bottom edge at center.
Notes Purchased as a fundraiser for the Jefferson Davis Monument.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Finney, Otis S.
Davis, Jefferson Finis
Davis, Jefferson
Subjects Civil wars
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS