Soil from 35 Countries Presented to Lazarus Memorial in Cleveland
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Soil from 35 Countries Presented to Lazarus Memorial in Cleveland

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Soils from the states and territories of the United States as well as from 34 foreign countries was presented here to Mrs. Jacob M. Hurwitz, president of the Federation of Jewish Women’s Organizations, by Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, 3rd, to be placed at the foot of the plaque commemorating the poet Emma Lazarus. The presentation was made in connection with One World Day ceremonies at the Cleveland Cultural Gardens. The ceremony took place at the Emma Lazarus Memorial in the Hebrew Cultural Garden.

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