A Serious Problem For Patriots

Flag flying above House of Representatives, Jan 1917 (Courtesy Library of Congress)
Men holding a wind-ripped flag taken down from atop the US House of Representatives.
Photograph by Harris & Ewing, January 16, 1917.

Image from this source.

4 responses

    • Americans need to continue to try to pull together and be faithful to the transcendent unity that has always been our nation’s goal.
      I’m always glad when you write in, Michele–take care.

  1. That is indeed quite a picture-the guys look very, very serious-I wonder if the flag was vandalized ?

    • It was supposedly destroyed in a terrible wind storm. The wind supposedly knit some of the stripes back together . . . . It is a great curiosity!