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Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority presents Spirit of Detroit [videorecording] / photographed as a public service by the Chrysler Corp., Michigan Consolidated Gas Co., [and the] City of Detroit Reports & Information Committee, c1959

Chrysler Corporation

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 1 Videocassettes (U-matic), (28 min., 11 sec.), sd., col., 3/4 in.

Summary: First 13 minutes are devoted to a ceremony centered around Marshall Fredericks' sculpture the "Spirit of Detroit." This is followed by silent footage of the mounting of Fredericks' sculpture of Christ on the cross at Indian River, and then footage of the unveiling ceremony for the Memorial to Norwegian Emigrants (a casting of Fredericks' "Leaping gazelle" sculpture). Fredericks himself is featured in much of the footage.

Provenance

Provenance unknown.

Language Note

English .

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Detroit-Wayne Joint Building Authority presents Spirit of Detroit [videorecording] / photographed as a public service by the Chrysler Corp., Michigan Consolidated Gas Co., [and the] City of Detroit Reports & Information Committee, c1959. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.