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National Museum & Archives
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Galion, Ohio 44833

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1st Annual
2011--Lincoln Highway Flag Essay Contest--2011
150th Anniversary of The First Public Flag Day Celebration
75 Original 1929 USFA Flag Essay Contest Questions
"Old Glory's Greatest Glory"
April 29th  - June 11th

Dear Friends..
 
Greetings..

This year marks
The 150th Anniversary
of
The Civil War
which was
"The Foundaiton"
for..



"This Year's"
"Liberty Enlightening The World"
Lincoln & Liberty
Global Essay Contest
(Click Here To Download Press Release)
highlighting



"Abraham Lincoln"



"The Flag"
and
"The Constitution"
as..



"One"
and
"Inseperable!!"

In that regard,
President Lincoln
"Issued A Call For Troops"
on
April 15, 1861
that was
"Answered"
by
"Numerous"
"Towns And Cities!!"

"One Such Town"
was
Hartford, CT
where..



Jonathan F. Morris
was
"Inspired"
as
"The Troops Mustered"
for
"The Long Trip To Washington"
with
"Flags Flying!!"

That being the case,
"He Marched"
to
The Office
of..



Charles Dudley Warner
Editor
of
The Hartford Evening Press
and
"Explained"
"His Idea"
for
"Two New"
"National Holidays!!"

In this regard,
Charles Dudley Warner
was
"Duly Impressed"
and
"Wrote"
this..



"Editorial"
concerning..



"The Very First"



"Flag Day"
and..



"Constitution Day!"

Thus..

"The Theme"
for
"This Year's Contest"



Abraham Lincoln



"The Flag"
and
"The Constuitution"



"One"
and
"Inseperable!!"

That being the case,
"This Year"
is
"Extra Special"
and
"Warrants"
"A Second Essay Contest"
to.



"Honor The Flag"
and..



"Colonel James A. Moss



Director-General
United States Flag Associaiton
and
"Originator"
of..



The 1929 USFA Flag Essay Contest
sponsored by..



"The Hearst Newspapers"

http://www.lincoln-highway-museum.org/USFA/FEC-1929/Hearst-Index.html

Accordingly,
The 2011 Lincoln Highway Flag Essay Contest
is
"Modeled After"
The 1929 Flag Essay Contest
and
"Contains"
"Two Parts"
i.e.



"The Original 75 Questions"
and
"The Original"
"Essay Theme"



"Old Glory's Greatest Glory!!"

"Deadline"
for
Questions & Essay
is
Midnight
June 11, 2011
and
"Must Be Emailed"
to
starman@bright.net
in
Word (.doc)
(No .docx Files Accepted)
Word Perfect (.wpd)
or
Word Pad (txt)
format.

If you have any questions,
let me know..
 
Warmest Regards,
 

 
Craig Harmon, Director
202-536-5320

"Click Below"
to
"Download"



"The 11 Page Questions Sheet"
in
Word
Word Perfect
or
Word Pad
Formats
 
43 Days
April 29th
2011--Lincoln Highway Flag Essay Contest--2011
150th Anniversary of The First Public Flag Day Celebration
75 Original 1929 Flag Essay Contest Questions
Old Glory's Greatest Glory
43 Days
June 11th














  Rules:

1. Topic
"Old Glory's Greatest Glory!!"
2. Languge
English
3. Length
272 Words or Less
4. Format
Word, Word Perfect, Txt
5. Eligibility
Open To All
6. Entry Form
Name, address, Phone
Category, Age, Email

7. Deadline
June 11-Midnight
8. Submissions
Email Only
9.  Judge
Lincoln Highway Museum
10. Decisions

All Decisions Final
11. All Essays
Museum Has  Right To Publish


 6 Categories

1. Grade School
K-6 Grade
2. Junior High
7th - 8th Grade
3. High School
9th - 12th Grade
4. College
Freshman - Graduate
5. Middle Age
18 - 59
6. Seniors
60 Plus






Topic



"Old Glory's Greatest Glory!!"



Contest Deadline
June 11th



Prizes Awarded

Grand Prize

1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place
Honorable Mention




Winners Announced
June 14, 2011
Flag Day

















  Rules:

1. Topic
"Old Glory's Greatest Glory!!"

2.Language
English
3. Length
272 Words or Less

4. Format
Word, Word Perfect, Txt
5. Eligibility
Open To All
6. Entry Form
Name, address, Phone
Category, Age, Email

7. Deadline
June 11-Midnight
8. Submissions
Email Only
9.  Judge
Lincoln Highway Museum
10. Decisions

All Decisions Final
11. All Essays
Museum Has  Right To Publish

 6 Categories

1. Grade School
K-6 Grade
2. Junior High
7th - 8th Grade
3. High School
9th - 12th Grade
4. College
Freshman - Graduate
5. Middle Age
18 - 59
6. Seniors
60 Plus



Prizes 2011--Lincoln Highway Flag Essay Contest--2011
150th Anniversary Of The First Public Flag Day Celebration
"Old Glory's Greatest Glory!"
Prizes

Grand Prize
1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place
and
Honorable Mention
Will Receive




Special Certificate
Suitable for Framing



Additional Prizes
May Be Added
As They Become Available



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To Submit An Essay



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All Essays Must Be Received By
Midnight EST
June 10, 2011




All Essays Must Be In English & Include
Name, Address, Phone
Category, Age, Email



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