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Certificate of Award

this certificates that the Chicago [[image: line dog Sphinx]]  Defender [[image: banner reading WORLD'S GREATEST WEEKLY]]
FOUNDED BY ROBERT S ABBOTT MAY 5, 1905 

has placed GENERAL BENJAMIN O. DAVIS Jr.

on its 1954 Honor Roll of Democracy 

for Symbolizing the best in American Democracy

May 5th, 1955

[[signature]] John H. Sengstacke [[/signature]]
JOHN H. SENGSTACKE, Publisher and Editor
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