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Year: 1952

The Spirit of Enterprise
Jacques Lipchitz, 1950 - 1960
* Quote from Theodore Roosevelt
* big eagle, snake, person leaning forward
* inscription: Our nation glorious in youth and strength looks into the future with fearless and eager eyes as vigorous as a young man to run a race. -Theodore Roosevelt
* Central Terrace Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial. Kelly Drive, past Boat House Row.
* 39.973600,-75.190875 [map]
* On the Kelly Drive tour
* Exhibits: Favorites
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Jacque Lipchitz page
+wikipedia.org's Theodore Roosevelt page
+ushistory.org's Samuel Memorial tour page




Pennsylvania Railroad World War II Memorial
Walker Hancock, 1952
* big vertical people (one winged)
* inscription:
front:
In memory of the men and women of the Pennsylvania Railroad who laid down their lives for our country 1941-1945.
back:
That all travelers here may remember those of the Pennsylvania Railroad who did not return from the Second World War.
* Main lobby. 30th Street Station. North side of Market between 29th and 30th.
* 39.955635,-75.181575 [map]
* On the Avenue of Technology tour
* Exhibits: Religious, War
* See also:
+Prominently displayed in the movie Witness
+wikipedia.org's Walker Hancock page
+wikipedia.org's 30th Street Station page




The Preacher
Waldemar Raemisch, 1952
* standing person
* inscription: He guided our ways
* North Terrace Ellen Phillips Samuel Memorial. Kelly Drive, past Boat House Row.
* 39.974675,-75.191625 [map]
* On the Kelly Drive tour
* Exhibits: Religious
* See also:
+ushistory.org's Samuel Memorial tour page




War Memorial
Amelie Zell Felton, 1952
* eagle
* inscription:
front: To honor those who served
back: Dedicated by the Harrowgate Park Civic Associaton, 1952
* North side of Harrowgate Park. Southeast of Kensington and Tioga.
* 39.999600,-75.106650 [map]
* On the Kensington tour
* Exhibits: War
* See also:
+Harrowgate Park




Washington Square Fountain
1952
* fountain
* Center of Washington Square. South of 7th and Walnut.
* 39.947050,-75.152310 [map]
* On the Washington Square tour
* See also:
+wikipedia.org's Washington Square page