Flag Day Libary of Congress resources for June


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Flag Day

On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14. Many Americans celebrate Flag Day by displaying the Red, White and Blue in front of homes and businesses. The day commemorates the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the United States.

 

 

 

 

Brief History of Flag Day – http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/modern/jb_modern_birth_1.html

Flag Day and Flag Code – http://blogs.loc.gov/law/2012/06/flag-day-and-the-flag-code/

Flag Day Poster 1917 – http://www.loc.gov/pictures/resource/cph.3g06262/

A Top of the World our Flag (sheet music) – http://lcweb2.loc.gov/natlib/ihas/service/wwi-sheetmusic.10/200207106/200207106.pdf

All Hail to our Flag so Grand (sheet music) – http://lcweb2.loc.gov/natlib/ihas/service/wwi-sheetmusic.2/200199060/200199060.pdf

Flag Day Parade image – http://www.loc.gov/item/owi2001031301/PP/

History and Myth of U.S. Flag webcast – http://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=3335

Morning colors on U.S. cruiser “Raleigh” (1899 Edison film) – http://www.loc.gov/item/98501217/

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