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John Fritz Medal
Gold medal awarded by four national engineering societies: American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers (AIMME), and American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE). Obverse is relief portrait of John Fritz. Reverse is female figure in classical-style drapery holding palm and laurels and shield with date 1948. Inscription reads: "For scientific or industrial achievement/Awarded to T. von Karman."
Von Kármán, Theodore, 1881-1963 (Physicist, Aerodynamicist, Applied Mathematician)
Jan. 1, 1948
MEDIUM: gold; FORMAT: medal; LENGTH: 2.5 inches diam.; QUANTITY: 1
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