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49 star American flag
Description: This U.S. flag was made of nylon displaying 49 stars with gold fringe. The maker's label indicates it was manufactured in Detroit Michigan. The 49th star was added for Alaska on January 3, 1959. Hawaii soon followed in August of 1959. Nylon was the first synthetic fabric composed entirely of petrochemicals. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: H65293_001
Subjects: Ceremonial artifact; Communication artifact; Military flags; Stars & Stripes; Acrylic--nylon;
Places: Detroit (Michigan)