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1862--Congressional National Holidays Resolution-2012
150th Anniversary
Flag Day
and
Constitution Day

June 11-12, 1862


Hartford, CT 1861--Jonathan Flynt Morris--1861
"The Father Of Flag Day"
June 14, 1861
Hartford, CT



"Our Flag"
By Fred Tripp-1940
Beloit, WI



Jonathan Flynt Morris
"The Father Of Flag Day"
June 14, 1861

Patriot/President
Charter Oak Bank
Hartford, CT
1822-1899

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"Our Flag"
By Fred Tripp-1940
Beloit, WI
June 14th 1861--The Facilatators--1862
June 14th
Senator Henry Welch Charles Dudley Warner Judge Dwight Loomis


Senator Henry K. W. Welch
Introduced State Holidays Resolution 
Connecticut State Assembly
June 5, 1862

State Senator
Hartford, CT
1821-1870

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Charles Dudley Warner
"Wrote Flag Day Editorial"
Hartford Evening Press
June 10, 1861

Editor
Hartford Evening Press
Hartford, CT
1829-1900

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Judge Dwight Loomis
Introduced National Holidays Resolution
US House of Representatives
June 11, 1862

Congressman
Hartford, CT
1821-1903

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June 14, 1772
1777--History of Flag Day--2012
235th Anniversary
June 14, 2012

  
      



"Resolved that the Flag of the United Stated be
13 stripes alternate red and white, that the
Union be 13 stars white in a blue field representing
a new constellation."

Journal of Congress
June 14, 1777






National Archives "Birth of the American Flag"
Historic Postcard
Liberty Loan Scrapbooks

National Archives



June 14, 1861 1861--Flag Day in Hartford--1861
First Known Flag Day Celebration
June 14, 1861








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Laid On The Table
June 12, 1862
1862--Flag Day In US Congress--1862
Legislative History
Laid On The Table
June 12, 1862









Original Flag Day-Constitution Day Resolution
National Archives
Washington, DC



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Passed
June 17, 1862
1862--Flag Day In Connecticut--1862
Legislative History
Passed
June 17, 1862








Original Flag Day-Constitutionn Day Resolution
Connecticut State Library
New Haven, CT



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50 States 1910--Modern Flag Day History--1953
Official Documents
50 States




1893-Presidential-1929
Flag Day Files

Official Documents

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

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1916-Presidential-2007
Flag Day Proclamations

Official Documents

Library of Congress
Law Library

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1910-Congresssional-1953
Flag Day Legislation

Congressional Record

Library of Congress
Law Library

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June 14th 1885--Additional Facilatators--1953
June 14th
Dr. Bernard J. Cigrand William T. Kerr Mrs. Laura B. Prisk Colonel James A. Moss


Dr. Bernard J. Cirgand
"Claimed As Father Of Flag Day"
1866-1932

Founder/President
National Flag Day Association
Chicago, IL

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William T. Kerr
"Father of Flag Day Legislation"
1868-1953

Founder/President
American Flag Day Association
Pittsburgh, PA

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Mrs. Laura B. Prisk
"Mother of Nat'l Flag Day" 1875-1950

Founder/President
Nat'l Flag Day Association-US
New York, NY

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Colonel James A. Moss
US Army Retired
 
1872-1941

Founder/ Director General
United States Flag Association
Washington, DC

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Dwight Braman
"??"
1861-1929

Founder/President
Allied Patriotic Societies
New York, NY

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Ben Altheimer
"Father of Flag Day"
1850-1938

Originator
Flag Day Celebration
St Louis, MO

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First Presidential
Flag Day Proclamation
1916--The Greatest Flag Day In American History--1916
President Leads Parade Down Pennsylvania Ave.
The Lincoln Highway
First Presidential
Flag Day Proclamation



            

"The Greatest Flag Day in American History"
June 14, 1916

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1895--Flag Day In Washington--1972




Women's Relief Corp US Government Services Woman's Relief Corp


1895-1919
Women's Relief Corp

First Celebrations In Washington
Churches & Schools

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1913-1919
US Government Services
First Presidential Events
Government Departments

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1920-1972
Woman's Relief Corp
Allied Patriotic Societies 
US Capitol

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The Elks United States Flag Association American Legion

1911-19??
The Elks
Sylvan Theater
Washington, DC

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1927-1929-1939
United States Flag Association

Sunday Vesper Service
US Capitol

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19??-19??
American Legion

Meridian Hill Park
Washington, DC

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Washington, DC 1916--Flag Day Parades--1932
Washington, DC
1916--Flag Day--1916
Preparedness Day Parade
1932--Flag Day--1932
Washington Bicentennial Parade


1916
Flag Day
Preparedness Day Parade

President Wilson Leads 80,000
Pennsylvania Ave

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1932
Flag Day
Washington Bicentennial Parade

President Hoover Reviews Parade
US Capitol

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40 Governors Issue
Flag Day Proclamation
1777--Flag Day--1927
150th Anniversary
June 14, 1927
President Coolidge Issues Flag Day Letter
40 Governors Issue
Flag Day Proclamation












 





Flag Day
150th Anniversary
President Coolidge Issues Flag Day Letter

June 14, 1927

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11 Governors Issue
Flag Day Proclamations
1777--Flag Day--2007
230th Anniversary
June 14, 2007
President Bush Issues Flag Day Proclamation

11 Governors Issue
Flag Day Proclamations









Flag Day
230th Anniversary
June 14, 2007
President Issues Flag Day Proclamation

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