|Object Name||Certificate, Achievement|
|Collection||Dr. Gerald D. Timmons Collection|
|Object Sub-category||Documentary Artifact|
|Parent Object Number||FIC09.208.1|
|Number of images||1|
|Scope & Content||Part of a group of certificates.|
|Title||US Department of Health, Education and Welfare certificate - 1956|
|Year Range from||1956|
|Year Range to||1956|
|Caption||Presidential Appointment certificate|
Adhered to board with Christmas paper on back
Acid burn along edges of piece.
Some stains and discolorations
Words on certificate:
"The / President of The United States of America. / To all who shall see these presents, greeting: / Know Ye, that reposing special trust and confidence in the patriotism, valor, fidelity, and / abilities of Gerald D. Timmons I do / appoint him Advisor to the Director / Healing Arts Educational Advisory Commitee / and do authorize and empower him to execute and fulfill the duties of that office and to / do and preform all manner of things thereunto belonging according to the laws of the / Untied States and the rules and regulations prescribed thereunder by the President or by / his direction, and to have and to hold the said office during the pleasure of the President. / Given under my hand at the City of Washington, this 26th day / of October, in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred / and forty-eight, and in the one hundred and seventy- / third year of the Independence of the United States. / By the President:"