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Savagery of civilization Rather they saw this as showing Statess people dominating whites it inverted what they pd to be a proper racial hierarchy, placing White to the bottom and Native Americans. So this statute which had been outrageous in Texas in the 19 thirties, was much more accepted in Colorado Springs by the 19 sixties. In 19 eighties resurgence of Pioneer monuments.
We really appreciate you setting aside time to be with us today. All the d look like Lincoln all the moms have a ponca roomms and our sort of long suffering the strapping Sun changes in age, but otherwise they kinda look the same and some of his sculptures include. It looks like we have a just a couple more questions if that's okay with you there's one comment that the Madonna of the trail looks very masculine and they suspect maybe to show that she's a very hard worker.
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❶That was fabulous. I think there are few things going on there part of it is I think as I suggested in uniter my presentation was that there's a resurgence and interest inherited tourism in that time period and so there are some communities that are seeing this really as a way of historic sizing a place that's otherwise not a story right putting a name on Oh we're gonna build a new subdivision, but we're gonna call it Pioneer Crossing or something of that nature and then a statue helps.
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But our world has changed dramatically in the past 12 months and suddenly these monuments have become really much more in the public eye than they were even a few months ago. Williams Zorro Pioneer Family now think for a moment back to those pioneer mothers, we're talking about a moment ago. Colorado Springs is not without controversy either. Ancestors, who had grannt hard who's who suffered on the trail West.
You can watch it on YouTube. These statues themselves might seem pretty innocuous right.|Well good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum.
It's virtual scholar series we're so excited for today's program and we wanna thank you for ing us from home. We really appreciate you setting aside time to be with us today.
I do wanna let our audience know if you're ing us via Zoom, make sure that you keep your microphone off and your camera off your video off at all times we do wanna protect. So make sure you keep both of those things turned off and we can focus on our Speaker today we are open to the public so we wanna encourage you if you'd like to come and visit the museum you can actually Reserve a time throughout the day to come and check out the museum.
We have some wonderful exhibits for you to explore including an exhibit that is exploring the nineteenth Amendment the centennial celebration of women gaining the right to vote back inso a lot of exciting romos happening here.
Museum I also wanted to mention that we have coming up our annual gift of history fundraiser and we want to invite you all to us virtually this event is scheduled for Thursday, August 20, seventh at four PM. You can watch it on YouTube. You can watch it on Facebook and you can connect and engage with this fabulous fundraiser. I'm gonna keep track of those questions and then at the very end of the program.]