Memorials

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En este lugar funciono el Colegio Aleman de Quetzaltenango, desde su fundación en 1928 hasta su clausura en 1941. En el año del centenario del Colegio Aleman de Guatemala Rendimos homenaje a sus fundadores, directores, maestros y exalumnos. Asociacion de Educacion y Cultura “Alejandro von Humboldt” Colegio Aleman de Guatemala Quetzaltenango, 25 de agosto de 2001 English translation: In this building was the German School of Quetzaltenango, from its foundation in 1928 until its closure in... Read More
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The Heigold Facade Christian Heigold, a German immigrant and stonecutter, came to Louisville sometime prior to 1850, and in 1857 he built his home at 264 Marion Street in an area known as the Point. This was a period of unrest and attacks on Irish and German immigrants, not long after the infamous Bloody Monday incident in 1855. In order to prove his patriotism and loyalty to America, he carved inscriptions and busts of American notables into the facade of the house. Among the incised mottos is... Read More
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This stone's original inscription was Heare lyes bodey of Livt Willeame Herris who died May 16 : 1698 : aged : 065 years : By birth a Britaire : a good soldier a good husbnd & kinde : neighbour. Mr. Herris (Harris) was the father of Anne Harris, the wife of Thomas Owsley, the immigrant ancestor of many American Owsley's. These plaques placed by Pohick Church and the Owsley Family Historical Society to preserve an important historic antiquity.
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Front This quiet street was once Washington's answer to New York's Lower East Side. Fourth Street, known until 1934 as a 4½ Street, and nearly Seventh Street were Southwest's shopping centers. Around 1900 this street was the dividing line between a mostly African American community living to the east and mostly Irish, Italian, and Jewish communities to the west. Yet black and white adults came together over life's necessities in the small shops along 4½ Street. Grocers,... Read More
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The term “Historic Trilogy” is used to represent the role the Central Railroad of New Jersey (CRRNJ) Terminal, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty played in American history. It was these three historic structures that greeted most of the immigrants arriving to the New York Harbor area during the wave of immigration of the 19th and early 20th centuries. The Statue of Liberty, dedicated in 1886, was a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States. Its original intent was... Read More
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The term “Historic Trilogy” is used to represent the role the Central Railroad of New Jersey (CRRNJ) Terminal, Ellis Island and the Statue of Liberty played in American history. It was these three historic structures that greeted most of the immigrants arriving to the New York Harbor area during the wave of immigration of the 19th and early 20th centuries. The Statue of Liberty, dedicated in 1886, was a gift from the people of France to the people of the United States. Its original intent was... Read More
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The Native People The cultural history of people inhabiting the western slope of the Sierras spans a period of at least 3,500 years. It is known that the Nisenan, a Native California tribe, occupied the geographic region between the Sierra Buttes, those rugged peaks outlined on the horizon, and the Consumnes River drainage to the south. As experienced hunters and gatherers, the Nisenan possessed considerable knowledge of the plants and animals of the region and utilized this information to... Read More
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The Holocaust Memorial at Lands End consists of eleven life-size sculpture of Nazi death camp victims. The impact of this memorial is to represent the struggles of the Jewish population while also serving as a reminder of the tragedy that came from World War II. Additionally, this site represents how the Jewish population in San Francisco, California was growing at a quick pace and how they rose to be a prominent part of the community and thus the memorial is a way of remembering how the Jewish... Read More
"The Immigrants" is a large bronze statue that is located in NYC to commemorate those who immigrated to the US in NYC. The memorial was created by Luis Sanguino in 1983 and resides in Battery Park, near the facility where immigrants would get processed. The statue can be described as a group of people with different poses to express the strife and struggle they went through to get to the US but also hope for their future. 
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"...So build your community that quickened conscience, larger vision, deeper devotion and equality of rights for all will resolve itself into an enthusiastic zeal for personal service in the community. All who give service are torch bearers." Theodore Roosevelt-Sculpture by W.D. Hopen of Sutton WV. Project Director James M. Pool.

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