ATATÜRK: "PEACE AT HOME, PEACE IN THE WORLD"
ATATURK: "PEACE AT HOME, PEACE IN THE WORLD"
This photo album is based on the ATATÜRK's sculpture by Jeffrey L. Hall in Washington D.C.
The inscription of the sculpture reads as follow:
"MUSTAFA KEMAL ATATÜRK (1881-1938)
FOUNDER AND FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY
THE WHITE STONE BUILDING BEHIND THE STATUTE, PURCHASED UNDER ATATÜRK IN 1936, SERVED AS THE EMBASSY OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY UNTIL 1989. IT IS NOW THE EMBASSY’S OFFICIAL RESIDENCE.
THE TWO CAPITALS, ANKARA AND WASHINGTON DC, BECOME SISTER CITIES IN OCTOBER 2011.
ERECTED BY THE ATATÜRK SOCIETY OF AMERICA ON PUBLIC SPACE GENEROUSLY GRANTED BY THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, THIS STATUTE WAS DEDICATED ON THE 90TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDING OF THE REPUBLIC OF TURKEY, OCTOBER 29, 2013.
SCULPTOR: JEFFREY L. HALL"
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Special Thanks To:
Mrs. Mirat Yavalar, Treasurer, Co-founder of Ataturk Society of America;
Mr. Mirat Yavalar, Chairman, Founding President, Ataturk Society of America;
Ms. Filiz Odabas Geldiay, Vice President, Ataturk Society of America;
Dr. Bulent Atalay, President, Ataturk Society of America;
The Board of Directors of the Ataturk Society of America
The photos were taken on Oct. 4, 2016 by:
Bircan Ünver, The Light Millennium
Mirat Yavalar, Ataturk Society of America,
and Lorry Kaiser.
Also, group photos from the Board Meeting of the Ataturk Society of America on October 4, 2016 by Vildan Başay.
Photos were taken on October 6, 2016.
October 6, 2016 - The Light millennium - http://www.lightmillennium.org