The Real Women Of Hidden Figures Will Receive Congressional Gold Medals
The secretary of the treasury will determine the design for each of the Hidden Figures gold medals, with the
medals being awarded posthumously to Jackson and Vaughn. As a result, Vaughan’s award will be displayed in the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and Jackson’s medal will be presented to her granddaughter, Wanda Jackson, CollectSpace
reports. Johnson, who is 101, and Darden who is 75, are expected to receive their medals in a special ceremony.