Vintage Patriotic Children Image

Vintage Patriotic Children Image

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Today I’m offering this sweet Vintage Patriotic Children Image! This image was scanned from a Circa 1920 Children’s Rhyme Book. This beautiful illustration shows a group of young children with an America Flag. I think it would be fun to color this one in! You might like another image from the same book, that I posted last week, you can find that one HERE.
Have a safe and happy 4th of July!!
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Comments

  1. The children are saluting the flag in the old way, where your hand was extended toward the flag as you said the words “to the flag”. Showing my age, I remember doing this in school in the early 40′s. The gesture was dropped because it was too close to the Nazi salute.

    • Karen Watson says:

      Thanks so much for that info Dot! I wondered what they were doing with their hands! I had no idea that it was done that way in the past. Interesting bit of history!

    • Jay Pechman says:

      That is such an interesting comment. I’ve never heard this bit of history. Thanks so much for posting it.

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