Douglass Statue In Capitol One Step Closer To Reality

The D.C. spending bill approved by a Senate panel this week would help the District government stay open in the event of a federal shutdown and would allow the city to place a statue of abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass in the halls of the Capitol, advancing a pair of key priorities for local leaders.

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    the abolitionist and former D.C. resident whose statued likeness will be placed in the Capitol on Wednesday. The statue’s dedication in Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center has been a long time coming and has been celebrated on both sides of ...
    06/16/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Frederick Douglass Statue Moves One Step Closer to Capitol | Campus Notebook
    The District of Columbia’s Frederick Douglass statue is one step closer to being unveiled in the Capitol now that the Senate has passed a resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for the event. The Senate agreed ...
    05/16/2013 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Steven Weitzman, sculptor of Frederick Douglass
    The statue was commissioned by the DC Arts & Humanities to be installed in the United States Capitol Statuary Hall. Furthermore, Steven Weitzman was joining ongoing efforts to grant statehood rights to the District of Columbia to ensure Douglass would be ...
    09/22/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Statue Of Reformer Frederick Douglass To Grace The U.S. Capitol
    “House passage is an important step in our effort to finally bring national civil rights leader Frederick Douglass to the U.S. Capitol, where his statue belongs,” Schumer said. “I will push for final Congressional approval by the Senate very ...
    09/12/2012 - 4:54 pm | View Link
  • Frederick Douglass Statue Moves Step Closer to Place of Honor in U.S. Capitol
    The House approved a bill Monday to put a statue of abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass in the U.S. Capitol, bringing the District one step closer to a long-sought symbolic goal. The measure, sponsored by Rep. Dan Lundgren (R-Calif.) and Del. Eleanor ...
    09/12/2012 - 9:37 am | View Link
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