Lights of liberty
- Another Side of the Star-Spangled Banner. // American History;Dec2002, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p12
Looks at the composite image of the Star-Spangled Banner flag that flew over Baltimore, Maryland's Fort McHenry when the British besieged it in September 1814. Features of the flag; Original size of the flag.
- YOU'RE A GRUNGE OLD FLAG. Vergara, Camilo Jose; Dover, Caitlin // Print;May/Jun2000, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p28
Describes the remain of an American flag displayed on the mast at the Clinton Hall station of the United States Post Office. Reaction of those who have seen the flag.
- Old Cricket Says. // Cricket;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 41 Issue 9, p48
The article discusses the changes that took place in the U.S. flag in the past years and the dropping of British emblem from the flag after the declaration of independence in the country.
- Still There. Reeder, Paige // Saturday Evening Post;6/15/1946, Vol. 218 Issue 50, p114
A quiz concerning the history, composition and proper display of the U.S. national flag is presented.
- SYMBOLS of the United States. // World Almanac for Kids;2000, p245
This article provides information about various symbols of the United States, including its motto, the great seal, the flag and the national anthem. The U.S. motto, "In God We Trust," was originally put on coins during the Civil War (1861-1865). It disappeared and reappeared on various coins...
- Old Cricket says. // Cricket;Jul2003, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p64
Discusses vexillology, which is the study of flag history and lore. Changes that have been made to the United States flag over the years; Who designed the flag.
- The Flag Isn't Just an Ornament. // Saturday Evening Post;7/14/1945, Vol. 218 Issue 2, p104
Expresses opinion on the use of flags during the season for parades in the U.S. Significance of parades to most people; Adverse effects of carrying too many flags during parades; Appropriate use for the U.S. flag.
- Scrap Hunt. Ross, John F. // Smithsonian;Jun2004, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p59
Reports on the emergence of the pieces of the Star-Spangled Banner that were made souvenirs by U.S. citizens. Brief history of the flag; Estimated number of patches that have been cut from the flag; Reason curator Marilyn Zoidis does not want to stitch reclaimed fragments into the flag.
- Raising the Flag: Constructing a Rhetorical Vision of an American City. Mudambi, Anjana // Conference Papers -- National Communication Association;2009, p1
This paper uses fantasy theme analysis to understand how the U.S. flag constructs a rhetorical vision of Houston. It reveals a rhetorical community that converges around layered identities with three ideologies: that a true sense of identity must be based on diversity; that resistance can create...