Veterans Memorial Park

Veterans Memorial Park

Witness to Freedom (Bronze, Ceramic Mosaic on Concrete)

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Witness to Freedom (Bronze, Ceramic Mosaic on Concrete)



“Witness to Freedom” consists of vertical sculptures suggesting stylized trees from the battlegrounds of America’s wars: plantain for the Spanish-American War; laurel for the European battlegrounds of World War I and II; and bamboo for Korea and Vietnam. Toro is a native of South America and a longtime citizen of the United States. She has been a resident of Houston since 1999 and has some forty major pieces in the area.



https://www.houstontx.gov/parks/artinparks/pdfs/WitnessToFreedom.pdf









Creator: Rosalinda Toro

Area: Houston / Northside - Fifth Ward

Contributor: Enrique Del Valle

Source: Center for Mexican American & Latino/a Studies

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Witness to Freedom (Bronze, Ceramic Mosaic on Concrete)

Testigos de la libertad, (bronce, mosaico de cerámica en con

Witness to Freedom (Bronze, Ceramic Mosaic on Concrete)



“Witness to Freedom” consists of vertical sculptures suggesting stylized trees from the battlegrounds of America’s wars: plantain for the Spanish-American War; laurel for the European battlegrounds of World War I and II; and bamboo for Korea and Vietnam. Toro is a native of South America and a longtime citizen of the United States. She has been a resident of Houston since 1999 and has some forty major pieces in the area.



https://www.houstontx.gov/parks/artinparks/pdfs/WitnessToFreedom.pdf



















Creator: Rosalinda Toro

Area: Houston / Northside - Fifth Ward

Contributor: Enrique Del Valle

Source: Center for Mexican American & Latino/a Studies

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Uploaded by: Allison Saenz

Copyright status: In copyright

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