This medal was chosen as the 38th issue of the prestigious Society of Medalists series in 1948. The obverse bears a farming family working at harvest time. Around, PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS. The reverse bears shirtless stevedores loading ship. Around, GOOD WILL TOWARD MEN; below LO MEDICO ©.
The brochure which acommpanied the medal had the following words from the artist:
"From time immemorial man's behavior has been motivated by two major objectives. One is his desire to gather the fruits of his labor in peace, dignity and freedom. The other has been to establish a bond of kinship between himself and his fellow man."
The medal measures 73mm in diameter and was produced by the Medallic Art Company of New York. Its reported production quantity is 727 pieces in bronze and 50 in silver.