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The crew of cadets of the Royal Norwegian Training Ship 'Christian Radich' placing a wreath on the "Cleveland War Memorial: Fountain of Eternal Life"

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Title

The crew of cadets of the Royal Norwegian Training Ship 'Christian Radich' placing a wreath on the "Cleveland War Memorial: Fountain of Eternal Life"

Subject

Backen, Capt. Kjeld
Bronze sculpture, American--20th century.
Calhoun, Jo
Christian Radich (School ship)
Cleveland (Ohio)--Buildings, structures, etc.
Figure sculpture, American--20th century.
Fountains.
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998
Granite sculpture.
Outdoor sculpture--United States.
Public sculpture, American
Seltzer, Louis Benson, 1897-1980

Description

Caption reads: Placing a wreath at the War Memorial Fountain on the Mall today was Capt. Kjeld Backen on the Norwegian windjammer Christian Radich which will be in Cleveland until Sunday morning. Capt. Backen (behind wreath) and his crew of student trainees appeared in a morning downpour to pay their respects to Greater Cleveland’s heroes of World War II and the Korean War. Attending the brief ceremony were Louis B. Seltzer (third from right), editor of The Press which conducted the fund-raising campaign to finance the fountain; Norwegian Consul Jo Calhoun and Marshall Fredericks (right), sculptor from Royal Oak, Mich., who used Norwegian granite and bronze in the memorial.

Creator

Horton, Jerry

Source

Marshall M. Fredericks Papers
Series V, Box 7 Folder 25

Publisher

The Cleveland Press

Date

1964-08-20

Rights

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Relation

V-07-25

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Image

Identifier

A14733

Coverage

Cleveland (Ohio)

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Original Format

Black and white print

Physical Dimensions

8" x 10"

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