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More than 100 Scandinavian Americans celebrating the birthday of Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II at the Marshall M. Fredericks Sculpture Museum

Mrs. Dorothy (Honey) Arbury studied with Fredericks when she attended Kingswood School at the Cranbrook Educational Community in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, in the 1930s. She met him through her uncle, Alden B. Dow, a prominent architect in Midland, Michigan, with whom Fredericks worked on architectural sculpture projects. In 1963, Mrs. Arbury was…

Chris Steffensen, Queen Margrethe II, Marshall Fredericks and Wener Valeur-Jensen admire "Leaping Gazelle" at Marselisborg Castle

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…

Editor of "Den Danske Pioneer" Chris Steffensen, Queen Margrethe II, Marshall Fredericks and Werner Valeur-Jensen pose for the Danish press in front of "Leaping Gazelle" at Marselisborg Castle

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…

Chris Steffensen, Queen Margrethe II, Marshall Fredericks and Wener Valeur-Jensen with "Leaping Gazelle" at Marselisborg Castle

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…

Chris Steffensen, Queen Margrethe II and Marshall Fredericks with "Leaping Gazelle" at Marselisborg Castle

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…