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1950s - Interior of City Hall Council Chambers
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Burbank Public Library
Burbank City Government
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Burbank Public Library, Burbank in Focus Office
Interior of the Burbank City Council Chamber featuring the “Four Freedoms” mural by artist Hugo Ballin on the wall behind the council seats. Measuring 11 by 12 feet, the mural was inspired by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s 1941 State of the Union Speech, in which he proposed four freedoms that everyone should enjoy: Freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom from want, and freedom from fear. A 1978 renovation of the chambers removed the wooden pew seating, replacing it with padded theater-style seats, and removal of the tile floor and the laying down of carpet.
nonprojected graphic
8 x 10 b&w print
local: pio02027
Burbank (Los Angeles County, Calif.)--City Halls--City Councils--Council Chambers--Public Art--Murals--Ballin, Hugo--1950s
Burbank Public Library, Burbank in Focus Office

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