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The Statue of Liberty was created to celebrate freed slaves, not immigrants, its new museum recounts

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Retropolis The Statue of Liberty was created to celebrate freed slaves, not immigrants, its new museum recounts Lady Liberty was inspired by the end of the Civil War and emancipation. The connection to immigration came later. The original torch and flame, and a full-scale face model, are displayed in the new Statue of Liberty Museum in New York. (Richard Drew/AP) By Gillian Brockell May 23 The new Statue of Liberty Museum in New York Harbor boasts a number of treasures: the original torch,...
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