New Braunfels, TX
Johann Michael Jahn. Johann Michael Jahn (1816-1883) came to New Braunfels in 1845 as a colonist with the German Emigration Company. He married Anna Klein Bellmer in 1850. A "Tischlermeister" or master craftsman, Jahn established a business making fine hand-crafted furniture. Active in civic affairs, he was elected one of the first alderman of the city. After Jahn's death, his son and grandson operated the business, and built this building in 1910. The company continued until the 1930s. Jahn's works have been displayed locally and at the Witte Museum in San Antonio.
Transylvania County, NC
Dedicated to a lost settlement of the Cherokee tribe. The former Conestee town, or also referred to as Kana’sta, was believed to have been abandoned between the 1750-1770's. Cherokee legend says these people were invited to a secret, flourishing village located within the mountains and they alone of all the Cherokee Nation escaped the long wars and suffering that followed the settlers' invasion of the mountains.
Coronado National Park is dedicated to those who have suffered through the aggression towards the native American tribes near Arizona. It was dedicated to the memory of those who suffered in 1952.
Between washington street and school street in Boston, Massachusetts
There are two sculptures facing each other, but from a distance. On one side there is a sculpture of a man sitting down and a woman on her knees. They are both extremely skinny and have on inadequate clothing. There is also an empty bowl sitting right beside them. The man doesn't have a shirt on and both figures look overall very rough. The woman is also on her knees with her hand in the air giving the impression that she is praying. On the opposite sculpture there is a man, a woman, and a child. All three are dressed very well and look very fit. Unlike the other sculpture, all three are walking. This contrasts depicts the struggling, anxious immigrant transforming to a new life in America with opportunity and freedom. This memorial is visited by over 3 million people per year.
1880 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
There are busts of Jean Sibelius, noted composer of “Finlandia”, Elias Lonnrot, doctor and author of the epic poem, “Kalevala,” Johan Vilhelm Snellman, statesman, and Johan Ludvig Runeberg, national poet and author of the Finnish national anthem, “Maame.”
The Slovenian Garden is located near the intersection of St. Clair Avenue and East Boulevard, adjacent to the Polish Garden.
The garden reflected the culture of Cleveland’s Croatians, Serbians, and Slovenians. They had conflicted pasts and this garden symbolized peace between the groups.
United Nations Headquarters, 405 42nd Street, New York, NY
This monument is by Irish sculptor John Behan, and is a symbol of the positive impacts of Irish immigration in both the United States and beyond. It was a gift from Ireland to the United Nations.