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 Statue in Tribute to Stephen Foster

Close-up of a statue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, showing a hand playing a banjo. The statue pays tribute to Stephen Foster, who penned many classic American songs, including "Oh, Susanna" and "Camptown Races." The statue has been removed for its racist implications; Foster depicted sitting and looking down on a Black man playing banjo who sits by Foster's feet.

Banjo statue
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Gannon, Joey. Banjo. 2006. Digital Image. Flickr. (Accessed December 14, 2018).

Moretti, Guiseppe. [Monument to Stephen Foster at Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh]. 1900. Bronze.

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