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GCA Medals: Elvira Broome Doolan Medal

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The Elvira Broome Doolan Medal is in recognition of innovative work in landscape architecture with emphasis on city planning and civic improvement in urban areas.

Award description on the certificate: in recognition of innovative work in landscape architecture

History: The Elvira Broome Doolan Medal was designed by Charles Parker in 1991. The estate of her husband, Mr. Jerome K. Doolan, endowed the medal in her memory. Mrs. Doolan served as President of The Garden Club of America from 1968 to 1971. She received The Garden Club of America’s Mrs. Oakleigh Thorne Medal in 1972 for her outstanding achievements in garden design, and for the creative ability and originality she had displayed.

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