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Object ID 2001.084
Object Name Flag
Collection Flags
Credit line Gift of William Irwin
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1918
Description Machine-stitched American flag with seven red and six white stripes and a dark blue Canton with forty-eight, machine stitched stars that are arranged into six horizontal rows of eight stars.
Dimensions W-28 L-44 inches
Owned McKay family
Provenance According to the donor, this flag was displayed by the family of Jesse McKay of New Castle when he was part of the American Expeditionary Force from 1917-1918. McKay was Captain of Company E, 59th Pioneer Infantry, Delaware National Guard.
Subjects Flags
Search Terms Flags
Jesse McCabe
Delaware National Guard
World War I
59th Pioneer Infantry
Twentieth Century
48 Star Flags
Material Wool
Event World War I