Archives of American Art

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

Collection ID:
Chrysler Corporation
Physical Description:
1 Videocassettes (U-matic)
(28 min., 11 sec.)
sd., col.
3/4 in.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Provenance unknown.

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More Information
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint)
[Detroit? : s.n.] c1959.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Public sculpture -- Michigan -- Detroit Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fredericks, Marshall M., 1908-1998 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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