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    “Wing Tip” Missile Part Plaque

    In 1987, the United States and the Soviet Union signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which required both parties to eliminate all nuclear and conventional ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with a certain striking range. This wing tip is from a ground-launched cruise missile destroyed at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base in…

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    Election Observer Credentials

    These credentials were used by Foreign Service Officer Melvin Arakaki while observing the Georgian Parliamentary elections in 2003. After receiving an invitation from Georgia, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) deployed an election observation mission to monitor the 2003 Georgian elections.…

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    INF "Hidden Missile" Mug

    In 1987, the United States and the Soviet Union signed the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which required both parties to eliminate all nuclear and conventional ground-launched ballistic and cruise missiles with a certain striking range. The treaty included protocols regarding inspection of each other’s missile production and storage sites to ensure…

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    U.S. Flag Flown For Hostages

    In November 1979, 52 Americans in the U.S. Embassy in Tehran were taken hostage by Iranian students. The hostage crisis lasted for 444 days. Closely following the crisis for over a year, the American public wanted to show their support for the hostages and their families. Yellow ribbons and flags were popular…

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    Tribal Hat and Sash

    Through a partnership between the Tokbet Community Development Association and U.S. Mission Nigeria’s Small Grants Program, a remote Nigerian community received a health clinic to provide vital services to residents. The Tokbet Community Clinic provides maternity care, prenatal checkups, HIV/AIDS testing, counseling, and treatment. At the opening ceremony for the clinic, Tokbet…

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    USAID Personal Hygiene Kit Items

    Items from personal hygiene kit, c. 2014. A “personal hygiene kit” is a box of basic hygiene supplies, utilized by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)’s Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance to help prevent outbreaks of communicable illness in disaster areas across the globe.

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    Commemorative African Headrest

    The Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) is a Department of State-sponsored effort to invest in the next generation of African leaders. Launched in 2010, YALI supports young Africans’ efforts to generate economic prosperity, strengthen democratic governance, and enhance peace and security across Sub-Saharan Africa. YALI includes a fellowship program, an online community,…

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    Civilian Response Corps "Go Bag"

    The Civilian Response Corps brings together employees of federal agencies, primarily Department of State and USAID, who are trained and equipped to deploy rapidly to provide reconstruction and stabilization assistance to countries in crisis or emerging from conflict. This is an example of a "go bag" provided to those who deploy.

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    Mask Pendant Necklace

    Gold pendant necklace with sapphire jewels, in the shape of a traditional mask. It was gifted to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton during her trip to Papua New Guinea in November 2010 by the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Michael Somare.

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    Decorative Spherical Glass Container

    Prime Minister Recep Erdoğan of Turkey presented this decorative container to Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton on July 15, 2011, on the occasion of Secretary Clinton's visit to Istanbul for the fourth meeting of the Libya Contact Group to discuss the ongoing conflict in Libya.