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All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors

1934 by J. Otto Schweizer

All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors

All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors Credit: R. Tarver for GPTMC

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Finely detailed sculptures of African American military men cluster about an allegorical figure representing Justice, who holds symbols of Honor and Reward. Above, American eagles surround a torch of life. First placed in West Fairmount Park, this work was moved to a prominent position on the Parkway in 1994.

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