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Title 1996 Olympic Games Emblem Pin
Date 1996
Collection Whit Hawkins Collection
Object Name Pin, Promotional
Catalog Number 2017.140.180
Description Green enamelled metal rectangle lapel pin. Gold Centennial Olympics "100 Atlanta 1996" logo. Metal clutchback.
Diameter (in) 1.25
Height (in) 0.5
Width (in) 0.625
Provenance Delta was the Official Airline of the 1996 Centannial Olympic Games held in Atlanta.

"The base of the torch mark logo, made of the five Rings and the number 100, resembles a classical Greek column and recognizes the centennial of the Games. The torch mark's flames gradually evolve into a perfect star symbolizing each athlete's pursuit of excellence. The gold colour in this logo represents gold medals. The green represents laurel branches worn by winners in ancient times, as well as Atlanta's reputation as the City of Trees." Source: https://www.olympic.org/atlanta-1996
People Hawkins, W. Whitley "Whit," 1931-2017
Search Terms Delta Air Lines
Olympic Games (1996: Atlanta)
Atlanta, Ga.
Georgia
South (U.S.)
Subjects Logos
Olympic flame
Promotional products
Sports