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Korczak Ziolkowski

Years: 1939
Affiliation: Borglum

Apr 26-Jun 10. Carver $1.25/hr. Worked on Hall of Records. Crazy Horse sculptor died Oct 20, 1982. Custer, SD 57730.

Information below from Crazy Horse Memorial Facts

1939 - Korczak Ziolkowski [core-chalk jewel-cuff-ski] a noted New England sculptor, first came to the Black Hills to help Gutzon Borglum on Mount Rushmore. That year Korczak also won first prize for a sculpture at the New York World's Fair. Chief Standing Bear read news reports of Korczak's achievements and invited him to create a mountainous tribute to the North American Indians.

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