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All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors (1934)
by J. Otto Schweizer (1863 - 1955)
The Honorable Samuel Beecher Hart, a Pennsylvania legislator and captain of the Gray Invincibles, proposed a memorial to the state’s African American military men who had served the United States in wartime.
Liberty Bell (2020)
by Nancy Baker Cahill (1970 - )
The Disturbing and Inspiring History of the All Wars Memorial
A monument to the “unselfish devotion to duty” of African American military men was a rare objective in early 20th century America; the artist began his work, but the struggle to realize the memorial had just begun.