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Croix Rouge Americaine: 1919

Croix Rouge Americaine: 1919

January 20, 1919. "Recreation barracks at the American Red Cross Agricultural Training School for French Mutiles, Le Liege (Indre et Loire)." 5x7 glass negative by Miss Harper for the American National Red Cross. View full size.

 

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More on that 48-star flag

From this interesting page:

"The staggered 48 flag was produced in pretty fair numbers from 1912 at least up through the end of World War I. My grandfather came home from France with a 2x3 foot linen staggered 48 attached to a wooden staff, much like what anyone can buy today at your local school supply store in the states."

Mustaches

mandatory.

Field of Stars

The flag in the picture shows a different arrangement of the 48 stars as 6 offset rows of 8. Most 48 star flags show a uniform alignment.

Living in the past!

Somebody forgot to change the wall calendar for the new year!

Croix Rouge Americaine

Nice use of icons on the poster.

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