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<em>A step toward civilization</em> by Solon Borglum

A step toward civilization by Solon Borglum

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Physical Details: 1 photographic print : b&w ; 20 x 25 cm.

Description: Identification on attachment (typewritten): "A step toward civilization"; sometimes called "Steps toward civilization", 1904. Fourth monumental work done especially for the Saint Louis Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904. The chief has thrown aside his bonnet and other effects of his culture. He is directing his son to go forward and take up the culture of the white man, as he holds in his arms a volume, symbollical [sic] of the white man's learning, or possibly it is a bible.

Forms part of: Solon H. Borglum and Borglum family papers, 1864-2002

Digital ID: 11670