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Dodge Memorial Park with snow.

Moving the Black Angel . . .from the top of Lafayette Avenue would cost about $12,000. --Nonpareil Photo.

The Black Angel . . . may be turning a little green with age but it sure didn't need a coat of paint by vandals.

Looking as it did . . .when placed in 1919, file photo shows memorial statue with water running from bowl. Fountain may be repaired this year. Sculptor Daniel Chester French once said the sculpture was his finest work. --Nonpareil Photo.

Work of art . . . the Black Angel, by Daniel Chester French, was built as a memorial to Mrs. Grenville M. Dodge. --Nonpareil Photo.

Angel lights : Colored lights mounted in surrounding tree limbs illuminate the Black Angel, near Lafayette Avenue and North Second Street. The lights were installed by the City Park Board. --Nonpareil Photo.

The Black Angel . . . located near Lafayette Avenue and North Second Street was dedicated to the late Mrs. Grenville M. Dodge in 1920. At that time the statue was bronze, but through the years the weather has changed her to black. Now the weather has…

Participating in Wednesday's dedication of the fountain at the Ruth Anne Dodge Memorial were, from left, Mayor Tom Hanafan, Council Bluffs Arts Council President Phyllis Otto, Hitchcock Foundation President Denman Kountze, Council member Jane Peters…

Waiting for the touch . . . of repair crews is the Ruth Ann Dodge memorial, better known as the Black Angel. Downing said the city will spend about $3,000 to spruce up the memorial, fixing the lights and possibly reconnecting the fountain that once…

The "Black Angel," near Fairview Cemetery. The statue's fountain is now flowing again. --Nonpareil Photo

Dodge_Memorial_01.jpg winter's magic artistry, the Dodge memorial statue and fountain ...transformed into a picture of fairyland during the recent heavy snow....of a boat, resembles a fairy from an enchanted realm in the glow.

Mayda Goodberry . . . a bronze expert, works at the base of the Ruth Ann Dodge Memorial in Fairview Cemetery Wednesday. A restoration project is being sponsored by the Bluffs Arts Council. --Nonpareil Photo by Steve Glowacki.

Dodge Memorial, "Ruth Anne Dodge Memorial" (Black Angel)
Anne Dodge asks publicat[tion of] verse on mother's death. Septembe 4, 1927
Winter's magic artistry touches Dodge Memorial. February 27, 1929
C.B. site of one of finest works of famed…

Two postcards depicting the Mrs. G. M. Dodge Memorial ("The Black Angel') at Lafayette Ave and N. 2nd St.
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