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All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers & Sailors in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
by J Otto Schweizer (click name for more of that artist's work)

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0006000/06568_0010044409 (added ca. 2/3/2008)



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0006000/06568_0010044419 (added ca. 2/3/2008)



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0006000/06568_0010044429 (added ca. 2/3/2008)


TO COMMEMORATE THE HEROISM AND SACRIFICE
OF ALL COLORED SOLDIERS WHO SERVED IN THE
VARIOUS WARS ENGAGED IN BY THE UNITED
STATES OF AMERICA THAT A LASTING RECORD
SHALL BE MADE OF THEIR UNSELFISH DEVOTION
TO DUTY AS AN INSPIRATION TO FUTURE
GENERATIONS THIS MONUMENT IS DEDICATED
MAY 30TH, 1934 (A list of commissioners follows)

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0006000/06568_0010044449 (added ca. 2/3/2008)



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0006000/06568_0010044459 (added ca. 2/3/2008)


ERECTED BY THE COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA
IN HONOR OF HER COLORED SOLDIERS

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0006000/06568_0010044509 (added ca. 2/3/2008)


Foreground: Aero Memorial
Background: All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers & Sailors

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0006000/06569_0010044529 (added ca. 2/3/2008)

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Medium: Bronze
Artist:
J Otto Schweizer (click name for more of that artist's work)
Related subjects: War, Other
Location: Landsdowne Drive near Memorial Hall (West side of Fairmount Park) Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Smithsonian American Art Museum's Art Inventories Catalog: Control number PA000002 (dcMem ID #6568 )

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Wikipedia on Military History of African Americans
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