Communication

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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.

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    NCIV 50th Anniversary Artwork

    This original artwork features a collage of images, logos, and quotes that celebrate 50 years of the National Council of International Visitors (NCIV), a private organization that promotes citizen diplomacy in the U.S. The NCIV is now known as Global Ties U.S. Then as now, it is a network of individual members,…

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    Sculpture of a Flower Vendor

    Sculpture of a flower vendor in wood and silver. Gift to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from Peruvian President Ollanta Humala in October 2012, on the occasion of Clinton's visit to Peru.

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    Silk Shawl & Silver Rice Container

    Ornately decorated rice container with inscription and silk shawl decorated with silkworm cocoons along the fringe. During a July 2012 meeting, these were received by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a gift from Laotian Foreign Minister Thongloun Sisoulith. The inscription on the rice container reads: "Souvenir from H.E. Dr. Thongloun SISOULITH,…

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    Consular Wax Seal Stamp

    This device was used for making wax impressions of the Great Seal at U.S. Consulate General Hamburg, Germany until 2007 when the consular section of the Consulate closed.

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    Lidded Silver Chalice

    This silver chalice with green cabochon gemstones was given to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by the Burmese Minister of Foreign Affairs during a meeting a the State Department in May 2012.

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    U.S. Ambassador's Car Flags

    These car flags were used on official vehicles carrying the ambassador during Edward Marks’ service as U.S. Ambassador to Guinea-Bissa from 1977-1980.

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    Kerosene Slide & Film Projector

    This kerosene-powered projector from the U.S. Embassy in Singapore is an unusual device dating to the 1950s. It was used by diplomats, particularly those focused on public diplomacy efforts, to show slides or film strips to groups of people in areas with limited or no electricity.

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    Beijing Banquet Menu

    In April 1971, nine players from the U.S. Table Tennis team took a historic trip to China. Their trip was the start of what became known as “ping pong diplomacy” and helped lay the groundwork for establishing official diplomatic relations between the United States and the People’s Republic of China. Connie Sweeris,…