Memorial services for six million slain Jews

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Memorial services for six million slain Jews

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00989
Title: Memorial services for six million slain Jews
Creation Date: 4/17/1966
Historic Street Address: 1600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Historic Street Address: 16th & Benjamin Franklin Parway
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

This 1966 photograph was taken by Evening Bulletin photographer Richard Rosenberg.  The text accompanying the photo read:

"Mr. Albert Kuptsow tells his six year old son Hyam about the six million slain Jews, standing at the base of the monument, noting this era in history."

The monument is located where Arch Street meeets the Ben Franklin Parkway, near 16th Street.  Its title is "Monument to Six Million Jewish Martyrs," created by sculptor Nathan Rappoport in 1964. 

Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.166377
Geocode Latitude:39.954814

Creator Name: Rosenberg - Photographer
Nathan Rappaport - Artist