B. Jean Mercer Wistrom Badge with Pearls in Engraved Case, 1959
This badge belonged to Gamma Omicron Chapter member B. Jean Mercer (Wistrom) and was given to her upon her installation on March 14, 1959 by Elaine Lowell, who was likely her big sister. The badge is contained within an engraved case with the inscription "Jean from Elaine 3-14-59" on the front and the Greek letters Alpha Phi on the back.
This gold badge features 12 pearls outlining the A. The back of the badge is engraved with the date of Mercer's initiation "3-14-59," the Greek letters Gamma Omicron, and her name, which is misspelled as "B. Jean Bercer."