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Ceramic serving plate in the shape of Kansas, made of Kansas clay and wheat by art students from the University of Kansas for the nation's bicentennial year. Kansas Secretary of State (1966-1978) Elwill M. Shanahan commissioned students at the University of Kansas to make and present the plate to the members of the National Association of Secretaries of State at their annual conference in Dover, Delaware, from July 18-21, 1976; Shanahan was the organization's president at the time. This plate was made by students Damian Rowna and Shane Stark.

Creator: University of Kansas
Date: 1976

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Item Number: 223890
KSHS Identifier: 1976.91.2

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