The American Flag

Flag Day celebrates the adoption of the U.S. Flag, one of our most recognizable symbols. You can salute the Stars and Stripes with these titles from our digital collections.

Review provided by Hoopla
This book sets aside the Betsy Ross story and focuses on the sources and meanings of the symbols that make up the American flag. It explores the history of the symbolism of the flag in the early stages of its design, not who might have sewn it or who first placed the motifs on a textile.

Review provided by OverDrive
The American flag has been raised high in wartime triumph and peacetime celebration; sewn lovingly onto quilts, caps, pillows, and bags; appropriated by popular culture; and faithfully honored every Fourth of July. This vibrant collection of 100 Stars and Stripes artifacts ranges from Civil War-era banners and Native American braided moccasins to an early 20th-century "friendship" kimono and original flag art by several of the world's leading designers. Destined to captivate folk-art aficionados, history buffs, and collectors, 100 AMERICAN FLAGS provides a stunning visual history of America's most treasured symbol. A timely, patriotic full-color book presenting 100 American flag artifacts from one of the world's most eminent collectors, designer Kit Hinrichs. Selected images from LONG MAY SHE WAVE in an affordable, collectible edition. Election year and wartime keepsake, displaying nonpartisan national pride.

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Biography depicting Betsy Ross and her life.

Star Spangled Banner: 30 Patriotic Songs for Flag Day - Pianissimo Brothers

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