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"Leaping Gazelle" at the Fredericks' Birmingham home

In 1936, Marshall Fredericks entered a national competition to design a memorial honoring Levi L. Barbour for Belle Isle, an island park in Detroit, Michigan. Barbour, a prominent lawyer who had been instrumental in the purchase of the island as a public park, bequeathed $20,000 to the city for the purpose of erecting some permanent structure on…

"Marc Joslyn Memorial" (Young Knight)"

Dedicated in 1954 in memory of Marc Joslyn. Located at Birmingham Seaholm High School, Birmingham, Michigan.

Close-up of the "Marc Joslyn Memorial" (Young Knight)

Dedicated in 1954 in memory of Marc Joslyn. Located at Birmingham Seaholm High School, Birmingham, Michigan.

Two men in a bucket truck examine "Freedom of the Human Spirit" in Shain Park

The businessmen backers of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair aspired to produce an economic boom for the city that would rival the hugely successful New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 that brought more than 44 million visitors to the city. Many of these planners, kids during the ’39-40 Fair, hoped that the experience would be as memorable for…

View from above of "Freedom of the Human Spirit" in Shain Park

The businessmen backers of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair aspired to produce an economic boom for the city that would rival the hugely successful New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 that brought more than 44 million visitors to the city. Many of these planners, kids during the ’39-40 Fair, hoped that the experience would be as memorable for…

"Freedom of the Human Spirit" - Marshall Fredericks and two unidentified men examine the sculpture in Shain Park

The businessmen backers of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair aspired to produce an economic boom for the city that would rival the hugely successful New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 that brought more than 44 million visitors to the city. Many of these planners, kids during the ’39-40 Fair, hoped that the experience would be as memorable for…

"Freedom of the Human Spirit" - Marshall Fredericks and others examine the sculpture in Shain Park

The businessmen backers of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair aspired to produce an economic boom for the city that would rival the hugely successful New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 that brought more than 44 million visitors to the city. Many of these planners, kids during the ’39-40 Fair, hoped that the experience would be as memorable for…

"Freedom of the Human Spirit" - Marshall Fredericks and two men examine the base of the sculpture in Shain Park

The businessmen backers of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair aspired to produce an economic boom for the city that would rival the hugely successful New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 that brought more than 44 million visitors to the city. Many of these planners, kids during the ’39-40 Fair, hoped that the experience would be as memorable for…

Marshall Fredericks and two unidentified men examine the back of "Freedom of the Human of Spirit" in Shain Park

The businessmen backers of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair aspired to produce an economic boom for the city that would rival the hugely successful New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 that brought more than 44 million visitors to the city. Many of these planners, kids during the ’39-40 Fair, hoped that the experience would be as memorable for…

Marshall Fredericks and two unidentified men examine the base of "Freedom of the Human Spirit" in Shain Park

The businessmen backers of the 1964-65 New York World’s Fair aspired to produce an economic boom for the city that would rival the hugely successful New York World’s Fair of 1939-40 that brought more than 44 million visitors to the city. Many of these planners, kids during the ’39-40 Fair, hoped that the experience would be as memorable for…