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Sewing in Women's History

Sewing the First American Flag - Portrait of Betsy Ross and Assistants Sewing the First American Flag, 1777

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Sewing in Women's History

Henry Mosler painting, called The Birth of the Flag, shows Betsy Ross and her assistants sewing the first American flag in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1777.

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Betsy Ross and the First American Flag: Maybe Not

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11 Women's History Myths: What's True and What Just Ain't So

11 Women's History Myths: What's True and What Just Ain't So: Betsy Ross and the First American Flag

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'Full Victory — Nothing Else': Iconic D-Day Images for Its 70th Anniversary

༻❁༺ ❤️ ༻❁༺American paratrooper James Flanagan Platoon, C Co, PIR), among the first to make successful landings on the continent, holds a Nazi flag captured in a village assault. Marmion Farm at Ravenoville, Utah Beach, France. 6 June 1944 ༻❁༺ ❤️ ༻❁༺

Flag Raising on Iwo Jima, 1945 by Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections, via Flickr. Lou Lowery's image of Marines replacing the first American flag atop Mount Suribachi with a second flag, made famous by Joe Rosenthal's iconic photograph. From the collection of Lou Lowery (COLL/2575), Marine Corps Archives & Special Collections.

Betsy Ross, born Elizabeth Griscom and briefly known by her second and third married names Elizabeth Ashburn and Elizabeth Claypoole, is widely credited with making the first American flag.

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