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Nike, the "Winged Victory of Samothrace", which represented "strength, progress, freedom and triumph in the face of adversity" -- ideals shared throughout the national federation. It became the emblem after its sculptor, Nygaard submitted, and it was selected. The statuette was made in Greece and the inscription on the base says NIKE SAMOTRACIA.

Date Created

December 1921

Document Type

Image

File Type

image/jpeg

Source Collection

MSS-137: Business and Professional Women, Toledo Records, 1922-2009

Geographical Area

United States -- Ohio -- Toledo

Identifier

CCMSS137_b6_nike

Time Period

1920-1997

Provenance

Received from Received from Carol Holton, 1999

Institution

The University of Toledo

Repository

Ward M. Canaday Center for Special Collections

Digital Publisher

Digital Initiatives, University of Toledo Libraries

Local Subject

women

LC Subject

Businesswomen -- Ohio -- Toledo; Women -- Charities; Clubs -- Ohio -- Toledo

Rights

No Copyright NonCommercial - Use Only (NoCNC)

Keywords

cultural heritage

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