"The New Colossus" is a sonnet that American poet Emma Lazarus (1849–1887)
wrote in 1883 to raise money for the construction of the pedestal of the Statue of
Liberty. In 1903, the po...
Everything you've ever wanted to know about our iconic lady liberty. ... The effort
was a success, and a plaque with the poem's text was mounted inside the ...
The plaque at the base of the Statue of Liberty reads: "Give me your tired, your
poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your
Jul 5, 2009 ... The meaning of the Statue of Liberty has gotten muddled over the years. ...
Inscribed on a small brass plaque mounted inside the statue's stone ... by Lady
Liberty has nothing do with immigration, and I say let's go back to that.
Liberty Enlightening the World poster. The New Colossus. Not like the brazen
giant of Greek fame, With conquering limbs astride from land to land; Here at our
There are two inscriptions on the Statue of Liberty. One is on the tablet Lady
Liberty holds in her left arm, and the other is on a bronze plaque displayed at the
Jul 3, 2010 ... Yet that saying was not what the original purpose of the statue was all ... nothing
to do with immigration, it had to do with freedom and liberty.
Oct 28, 2011 ... On the occasion of the 125th birthday of the Statue of Liberty, it's only ... on a
bronze plaque in the statue's pedestal, mounted there in 1903.
The Statue of Liberty (Liberty Enlightening the World; French: La Liberté éclairant
le ... which can be found on a plaque in the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty.
Jan 26, 2017 ... A view of the the Statue of Liberty, as Liberty Island opens to the public ...
Lazarus's poem earned a plaque on the Statue in 1903 — exhorted, ...