Archive for June 14, 2009

Flag Day Celebrations, 1914

Posted in Holidays with tags , , , on June 14, 2009 by Kent

Here’s a great photo of President Wilson at a Flag Day celebration in 1914. If you look closely, you’ll notice that it is in the courtyard of the old Patent Office building, the current Smithsonian American Art Museum/National Portrait Gallery space.Flag Day, June 1914

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Sunday Comics

Posted in Sunday Comics with tags on June 14, 2009 by Kent

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(From the ASIFA-Hollywood Animation Archive. Click image for larger version)

Happy Flag Day

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Flag Day 1917

This Date in History

Posted in Holidays with tags on June 14, 2009 by Kent

June 14, 1927: Observance of Flag Day in Washington was hampered somewhat by the pouring rain. A number of the events scheduled for outdoors were held indoors and the impressive G.A.R. flag pageant, scheduled for the east front of the Capitol in the evening, was postponed until the following night.Grand Army of the Republic, 1910