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1777--Flag Day--2007
230th Anniversary

June 14, 1777
1777--History of Flag Day--2007
230th Anniversary
June 14, 2007

  
      



"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



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








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








Original Flag Day Resolution
Connecticut State Library
New Haven, CT



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June 14th 1885--The Facilatators--1953
Modern Flag Day Obvervance
June 14th
Dr. Bernard J. Cigrand William T. Kerr Mrs. Laura B. Prisk Colonel James A. Moss


Dr. Bernard J. Cirgand
"Father of Modern 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 Ben Altheimer  






Dwight Braman
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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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50 States 1916--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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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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June 14, 1777 1777--Flag Day--1927
150th Anniversary
June 14, 1927
 
      



150th Anniversary
June 14, 1927

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June 14, 1777 1777--Flag Day--2007
230th Anniversary
June 14, 2007
 
      



230th Anniversary
June 14, 2007

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