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James J. Brady Monument - Photos

The inscription on right part of base - FORGOTTEN - Because he loved the children of the poor and devoted his life to good works, his friends have caused this monument to be created and erected. The inscription on left part of base - As our tribute to the spirit of charity this monument is affectionately dedicated to the memory of James J. Brady, Founder of the Old Newsboys' Goodfellow Fund of Detroit

The Monument during a winter sunset in 2023

Detail image of the James J. Brady monument. The inscription on base: James J. Brady - Founder - Old Newsboys Goodfellow Fund