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Catalog Number 2017.008.058
Object Name Postcard, Picture
Description Postcard: unused picture postcard with a photo of the Golden Liberty Bell. Below the image is a paragraph recounting the story of the firebell. The postcard reads: "This firebell was broken by five hours continuous ringing, beginning at one o'clock A. M., November Eleventh, Nineteen Hundred Eighteen, in celebration of the signing of the Armistice which terminated the fighting in the World War. It was placed at the City Hall by the City of Golden as a permanent memorial of the part taken in that war by the people of Golden. There is a sealed metal box in the cement base under the bell containing: Lists of Golden boys who were in the service during the World war; an account of the work of the Golden Red Cross; accounts of other Golden war activities; a list of the people who rang the bell the night it was broken; copies of local papers and other documents and mementoes."
Title The Golden Liberty Bell
Collection Permanent
Condition Good
Search Terms Golden Liberty Bell
Armistice Day Parade
Red Cross