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Unknown [State flag printed "Arkansas"]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05523 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: [Chicago, Illinois] Type: Flag Date: 1860 Pagination: 1 flag : textile ; 28 x 36.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Cotton Arkansas state flag with red and white stripes and a blue field with stars; "ARKANSAS." painted in black at center. Accompanied by a much later note reading: "[From the] Wigwam Convention 1860 - Chicago. State flag for Abraham Lincoln."

Background Information:

People: Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: ElectionGovernment and CivicsPoliticsPresident

Sub Era: Lincoln

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