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Title Photo of child and statues at 5 Points Fire Station, Lafayette, Indiana, ca.1949
Description Photo showing donor Pete Sherry as a boy with the statues located at the Five Points Fire Station. The cast iron statues were of a young African-American boy holding the leash of a Newfoundland dog. The statue of the boy was later considered offensive, and was removed in the 1960s. The building is located at 1511 Main Street, and was later the home of the Historic Five Points Fire Station Museum.
Place 1511 Main Street, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States
Date 1949, ca,
Year Range Begin 1948
Year Range End 1950
Subjects Lafayette (Ind.)
Tippecanoe County (Ind.)
Fire stations
Process Digital photographs
Collection Name Pete Sherry Collection
Object ID ia-0108-0001
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