June 30, 1979
Framed certificate with decorative border. The certificate contains an acrostic poem which spells out AVA HELEN LINUS PAULING WILPF. June 30, 1979. Poem reads: "To Ava Helen and Linus Pauling, Citizens of the World. Audaciously and ardently commited to / Victory for equality, justice and peace for / All. / Her charm and / Exemplary ways, her / Loving, lifelong leadership has / Engaged family, friends, and / Neighbors in new ways AND / Long has he labored as an / Invincible innovator, who, / Now with two Nobel Prizes, continues his work to / Unite science to peace for present and all / Succeeding generations. / Pause with us a moment to count the cost / And accept the hands we raise / Uniting all our hearts in praise of your / Loving lives and work, true emissaries / In all you do to lift and free a world / Now and for generations full of strife. / Go loved and well with our priases for your glorious, meaningful lives. [Biennial Meeting, U. S. Section, Santa Cruz, California] We, who cherish our association with you and are / Inspired by you, want to express our / Love and admiration for your humanitarian work for / Peace in this world with equality and / Freedom for all."
Presented by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom in commendation of Ava Helen and Linus Pauling..
Names: Women's International League for Peace and Freedom; Ava Helen Pauling