Liberty Statue at City Hall Plaza photographs, 1917

Various photographs of the Liberty Statue displayed at City Hall from the Philadelphia War Photograph Committee collection documenting World War I participation on the Philadelphia home front.

(1) is photograph of the crowd gathered in the City Hall plaza for the unveiling of the Libert...

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Main Author: Philadelphia War Photograph Committee (Creator)
Collection:Philadelphia War Photograph Committee collection (#V03)
Date:1917
Box Number:Box 1
Folder Number:Folder Liberty Statue--City Hall Plaza--4th Liberty Loan?
Format: Electronic
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Copyright:Please contact Historical Society of Pennsylvania Rights and Reproductions (rnr@hsp.org)
Online Access:https://digitallibrary.hsp.org/index.php/Detail/objects/10700
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Summary: Various photographs of the Liberty Statue displayed at City Hall from the Philadelphia War Photograph Committee collection documenting World War I participation on the Philadelphia home front.

(1) is photograph of the crowd gathered in the City Hall plaza for the unveiling of the Liberty Statue, which was installed to promote the purchase of Liberty Loans.

(2) is photograph of night scene showing the crowd gathered around the Liberty Statue in City Hall plaza. Visible on the facade of City Hall is a light display reading "Food Will Win the War. Don't Waste It."