[–] jobes 0 points (+0|-0)

Well, I mean technically it's true. That slogan was added during a spike in demand for low wage workers from Europe.

[–] Dii_Casses 2 points (+2|-0)

Looks like it was always associated with the project, being written to help inspire the fundraising. It was just forgotten about by the time construction actually finished.

[–] Butler_crosley 0 points (+0|-0)

Do you have a reputable source for that claim?

[–] jobes 0 points (+0|-0)

I do not. I had some bookmarks relating to it on my last computer, but that thing died

[–] Butler_crosley 0 points (+0|-0) Edited

I've always taken the poem at face value to mean the entire world, which is why I asked.