Share Good Trouble for the holidays! Celebrate the iconic John Lewis in your home with our exclusive ornament. John Lewis was an American statesman and civil rights activist who served in the United States House of Representatives for Georgia's 5th congressional district from 1987 until his death in 2020.
Representative Lewis is portrayed wearing the Presidential Medal of Freedom that he was awarded in 2011 by President Barack Obama. President Obama addressed John Lewis as the "conscience of the United States Congress," for his courage and unwavering commitment to justice.
The figures in our History Makers line of ornaments are a holiday who’s who of the American experience. Trim your tree with historical personalities. These ornaments depict key persons in America’s journey from colony to modern nation. This ornament is handmade exclusively for the New-York Historical Society by the disadvantaged rural women of Thailand aided through Christian Charities and organized by British company, Saint Nicholas Heritage Designs.
- Measures 6.5"
- made from hand-sewn fabric with gold piping and hangs from a gold cord