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RECORD NUMBER   NYJA001074
  273 of 894  
SERIES TITLE   B. Subject
BOX NUMBER   B137
FOLDER TITLE   Flags -- American [2 folders]
ITEM TITLE   Damaged Flag
ITEM CAPTION   The "world's largest flag" -- measuring 78 by 155 feet -- tore unexpectedly as it was being unfurled on Fifth Avenue today for Flag Day celebrations; it had been in storage since last mounted on V-E Day in 1945.
CATEGORY   Accidents & Disasters
Government & Politics
Human Interest & Lifestyle
International & National
DATE PUBLISHED   1957-06-14
PHOTOGRAPHER   McKevitt, Ed
DATE TAKEN   1957-06-14
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