Memorial Ceremony for Holocaust Victims

Historical Images of Philadelphia Philadelphiana
Memorial Ceremony for Holocaust Victims

Item Info

Item No: pdcp00994
Title: Memorial Ceremony for Holocaust Victims
Creation Date: 4/22/1990
Historic Street Address: 16th & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Media Type: Photographic Prints
Source: Print and Picture Collection

A memorial service for Holocaust victims at 16th and Ben Franklin Parkway featured a wreath-laying at the foot of the memorial statue located there, and a candle lighting as well as a ceremony for liberators. The ceremony was in memory of the liberation of Holocaust survivors. Several hundred gathered for the service. Members of local temples place wreaths at the base of the statue at 16th and Ben Franklin Parkway.  This photo was taken by Todd Buchanan, of the Philadelphia Inquirer staff.

Facsimile of image used in the exhibition, Corridor of Culture: 100 Years of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Parkway Central Library West Gallery, September 2017-November 2018.

Creation Year: 1990
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.166372
Geocode Latitude:39.954750

Creator Name: Todd Buchanan - Photographer