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Series V: Artifacts
BOX-FOLDER 43.01 NEA Distinguished Service Award, 1987
BOX-FOLDER 43.02 NEA Distinguished Service Award, 1991
BOX-FOLDER 43.03 Bosque County Ballad Hunter, 1994
Includes a small branding iron in the shape of a letter "A."
BOX-FOLDER 43.04 CSUN Center for Visual and Performing Arts, 2002
Distinguished Achievement award.
BOX-FOLDER 43.05 Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest Music Legend Award, 2007
"In recognition of a lifetime of dedicated service to the folk and traditional music community."
BOX-FOLDER 44.01 Awards, 1970-2004
Collection of awards given to Bess Lomax Hawes by the White House Conference on Children, California State University, Northridge, National Endowment for the Arts, and Smithsonian Institution; also includes award given to filmmaker Bernard Wilets for work on Discovering American Folk Music.
BOX-FOLDER 44.02 National Heritage Fellow award template, circa 1982-1992
BOX-FOLDER 44.03 Guam award, 1983
Hawes was named a member of the Ancient Order of the Chammori.
BOX-FOLDER 44.04 UNC Chapel Hill doctorate diploma, 1995
BOX-FOLDER 44.05 NEA Certificate of Retirement, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 45 Address books and business cards, circa 1960s-1990s
Box includes eight items: two rolodexes and six books containing addresses and business cards.

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