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Monuments and Memorials Authorized Under the Commemorative Works Acts in the District of Columbia: Current Development of In-Progress and Lapsed Works

Description: This report describes monuments and memorials under construction or in planning in the District of Columbia that were authorized under the Commemorative Works Act of 1986. It provides a status update on 12 in-progress memorials and 4 memorials with lapsed authorizations. For each monument or memorial, the report provides a rationale for the work as expressed in the Congressional Record or a House or Senate committee report; its statutory authority; the group or groups sponsoring the commemoration; and the memorial's location (or proposed location), if known. A picture or rendering of each work is also included, when available.
Date: November 17, 2017
Creator: Straus, Jacob R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Monuments and Memorials Authorized and Completed Under the Commemorative Works Act in the District of Columbia

Description: This report describes memorials built under the authority of the Commemorative Works Act (CWA) of 1986 in the District of Columbia. It contains a catalog of the 19 authorized works that have been completed and dedicated since 1986. For each memorial, the report provides a rationale for each authorized work, as expressed by a Member of Congress, as well as the statutory authority for its creation; and identifies the group or groups which sponsored the commemoration, the memorial's location, and the dedication date. A picture of each work is also included. The Appendix includes a map showing each completed memorial's location.
Date: November 17, 2017
Creator: Straus, Jacob R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Walhalla

Description: A view of the Danube River is visible beneath the memorial temple on its massive foundation.
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Date: 1830/1842
Creator: Klenze, Leo, Ritter von, 1784-1864
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Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Walhalla

Description: The exterior view of the facade is shown in a dramatic upward view and includes the massive stairs, columns and sculpted pediment.
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Date: 1830/1842
Creator: Klenze, Leo, Ritter von, 1784-1864
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Walhalla

Description: This view shows the massive Doric columns and the expansive view into the countryside from inside the temple.
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Date: 1830/1842
Creator: Klenze, Leo, Ritter von, 1784-1864
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Walhalla

Description: The memorial building is viewed in the great distance.
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Date: 1830/1842
Creator: Klenze, Leo, Ritter von, 1784-1864
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Walhalla

Description: The interior of the memorial temple is shown with its many attendant sculptures, busts and portraits of notable Germans.
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Date: 1830/1842
Creator: Klenze, Leo, Ritter von, 1784-1864
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Monuments and Memorials Authorized Under the Commemorative Works Act in the District of Columbia: Current Development of In-Progress and Lapsed Works

Description: This report provides a status update on 13 in-progress memorials and 4 memorials with lapsed authorizations. For each monument or memorial, the report provides a rationale for the work as expressed in the Congressional Record or a House or Senate committee report; its statutory authority; the group or groups sponsoring the commemoration; and the memorial's location (or proposed location), if known. A picture or rendering of each work is also included, when available.
Date: April 24, 2018
Creator: Straus, Jacob R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Monuments and Memorials in the District of Columbia: Analysis and Options for Proposed Exemptions to the Commemorative Works Act

Description: This report focuses on options for Congress for three types of exemptions to the Commemorative Works Act (CWA, 40 U.S.C. §§8901-8909): siting works, donor recognition, and the placement and status of museums, which are generally not considered commemorative works.
Date: September 24, 2013
Creator: Straus, Jacob R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Monuments and Memorials Authorized and Completed Under the Commemorative Works Act in the District of Columbia

Description: This report contains a catalog of the 18 authorized works that have been completed and dedicated since 1986. For each memorial, the report provides a rationale for each authorized work, as expressed by a Member of Congress, as well as the statutory authority for its creation; and identifies the group or groups which sponsored the commemoration, the memorial's location, and the dedication date. A picture of each work is also included.
Date: October 9, 2014
Creator: Straus, Jacob R.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Confederate Symbols: Relation to Federal Lands and Programs

Description: This report focuses primarily on Confederate symbols administered by three federal entities-- NPS, the VA, and DOD. Each of these entities manages multiple sites or programs that involve Confederate symbols. The report begins with a discussion of recent legislative proposals, and then discusses the agencies' current policies with respect to Confederate symbols, along with issues for Congress.
Date: September 20, 2017
Creator: Comay, Laura B.; Szymendara, Scott D.; Torreon, Barbara Salazar; DeBruyne, Nese F. & Hanson, Laura A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Water fountain memorial 3]

Description: A photograph of a water fountain memorial outside of the Civil Rights Memorial Center in Montgomery, Alabama. The section of the fountain that is visible shows the dates of Jonathan Daniels death, Willie Wallace Brewster's death, the passage of the Voting Rights Act, Oneal Moore's death, Viola Gregg Liuzzo's death, the march from Selma to Montgomery, Rev. James Reeb's death, the Bloody Sunday date, and Jimmie Lee Jackson's death.
Date: March 14, 2013
Creator: University of North Texas. Multicultural Center.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park

Description: Portion of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park in New Mexico, including the walkway and entrance, with a winding wall and totem plaques.
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Date: 1968
Creator: Luna, Ted & Westphall, Victor
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Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

[Memorial Center wall collage 2]

Description: A photograph of a collage mural at the Civil Rights Memorial Center in Montgomery, Alabama. There are pictures from different marches and speeches on it and there are different quotes on the wall. At the bottom are a set of portrait pictures in frames.
Date: March 14, 2013
Creator: University of North Texas. Multicultural Center.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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