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Catalog Number 01246
Object Name Flag
Description A. FLAG:
Flag patterned after a US national. 1 layer. Cloth (cotton, silk). Machine sewn. 48 stars and 13 stripes. Object No: 1246, tagged only

HISTORY:
The 48 star national flag of the United States was introduced on February 14, 1912, after Arizona entered into the Union. This flag design would represent the country for 47 years and flew during many conflicts and wars, including; the Bluff War, the Banana Wars, World War I, the Russian Civil War, Bombardment of Samsun, the Posey War, World War II, the Korean War, and the Lebanon Crisis. In 1959, the 48 star flag was replaced by the 49 star flag after Alaska became a state on January 3.

Accessory inforamtion located in the Notes section.
Source Tinley, Mrs. Matthew A.
Received Date 03/21/1960
Collection Iowa Battle Flag Project
Search Terms World War I