Flags with some history

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This includes historic American flags, world flags, vintage flags, historic photos of flags and flags with a story behind them.

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- Collecting peach stones / World War I History / World War I / War economies. USA: Women from Boston helping in a campaign to collect peach stones, which are needed for the production of gas masks. World War One, First World, Peach Pit, A Moment In Time, World History, Military History, Historical Photos, Historical Fun, The World's Greatest

What America Looked Like: Collecting Peach Pits for WWI Gas Masks

Patriotism, at times, demands odd sacrifices from Americans. During WWI, it asked for peach pits -- and lots of them.

Patriotic Old Female Immigrants Sewing an American Flag under Supervision of Instructor Rose Radin Premium Photographic Print American Flag History, Old American Flag, American Pride, History Images, Women In History, History Pics, Old Glory, Cultural, God Bless America

Free Vintage Clip Art - Flag Sewing

Sewing an American flag by hand, the old fashioned way.

Washington Coat of Arms / Washington Family Crest - The surname of WASHINGTON was a locational name 'of Washington' a parish in County Durham, five miles from Gateshead. There is also a parish so . George Washington Family, Irish Coat Of Arms, Family Shield, Vintage Flag, Flags Of The World, Freedom Of Speech, Family Crest, Crests, Founding Fathers

George Washington's family coat of arms can be dated to a stain glass window in Selby Abbey (UK) from the 15th century.

The District of Columbia flag was inspired by George Washington's family coat-of-arms. Washington, DC is a vibrant residential city. NoVA and Maryland are not Washington. Us Flags, City Flags, George Washington Family, Washington Dc, Vintage Flag, United States Map, Flags Of The World, Coat Of Arms

District of Columbia

The District of Columbia flag was inspired by George Washington's family coat-of-arms. Cool?

This undated image provided by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission shows a portion of the "victory or death" letter written by William Barret Travis from the Alamo on Feb. Vintage Flag, Tug Of War, American Frontier, Flags Of The World, Historical Photos, Cabins, Victorious, Death, Texas

Alamo's 'Victory or Death' letter at center of tug-of-war between Texas agencies

It's a new Battle of the Alamo, with one Texas agency mounting pressure on another to loan out one of the state's most sacred texts for display at "the shrine of Texas independence." The General Land Office is pressing the State Library and Archives Commission to loan the "Victory or Death" letter penned by Col.

"The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States of America. The lyrics come from "Defence of Fort M'Henry", a poem written in American Civil War, American Flag, American History, American Pride, Early American, Doodle, War Of 1812, Star Spangled Banner, Vintage Sheet Music

The Star-Spangled Banner: Lyrics & Links

The original star-spangled banner (The Smithsonian) The Star-Spangled Banner Lyrics by Francis Scott Key Music by John Sta...

Georgia Archives: 141 Newspapers for Genealogy Research Genealogy Research, Family Genealogy, Technical Schools, State Mottos, U.s. States, United States, States Flags, In God We Trust, Flags Of The World

Let it fly!

This blog is about all things related to flags – their care, their history – the vexingly vexillological.

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and today is Navy Birthday! Navy Day, Go Navy, Navy Blue, United States Navy, Us Navy Flag, Blue Flag, Usa Flag

U.S. Navy Flags - Outdoor & Indoor U.S. Navy Flags

Happy Navy Day! Oct. 13, 1775, the U.S. Navy was created.

The Gilder-Lehrman Institute has a great web site with lotsd of online exhibits and resources. I took one of their institute immersion courses a few years back on Slavery at the University of Maryland and it was fabulous! American Flag, American History, Vintage Flag, University Of Maryland, Flags Of The World, Historical Photos, World Flags, Historical Pictures, American Fl

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

The Gilder-Lehrman Institute has a great web site with lots of online exhibits and resources.

Lincoln, c. 1860 (Library of Congress) President Abraham Lincoln remains known for his wit – his homespun, common sense, lacon. American Flag, American History, Civil War Flags, Lincoln Birthday, Gettysburg Address, Vintage Flag, Flags Of The World, Library Of Congress, Historical Photos

Lincoln: In His Own Words

Lincoln, c. 1860 (Library of Congress) President Abraham Lincoln remains known for his wit – his homespun, common sense, lacon...

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