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Memorial Day, Flag Day, May thirtieth, 1917

by Illinois. Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Exercises and recreations,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Flag Day,
  • Schools,
  • Memorial Day,
  • Poetry

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMemorial Day, Flag Day Illinois Public Schools 1917
    Statementissued by Francis G. Blair, Superintendent of Public Instruction
    SeriesCircular -- no. 119, Circular (Illinois. Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction) -- no. 119.
    ContributionsBlair, Francis G. (Francis Grant), 1864-1942
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 pages :
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25939560M
    OCLC/WorldCa956436041

    It is a specially pleasing feature of Decoration day the increased observance of if in our public schools. The boys and girls should be the history of the war as an incentive to patriotism and a reminder of their duties when they come upon the stage of action as citizens. Memorial Day became official on May 5th in when it was proclaimed by General John Logan, the national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic. It was first observed on May 30th of that year and flags were placed on Union and Confederate soldiers graves at Arlington National Cemetery.

    What Memorial Day has become is a reminder of how many of those around them don't take the time to care. The Families don't need to be reminded of the sacrifice, we do. Several years ago Honor and Remember dedicated the month of May to be named Honor and Remember memorial month.   Memorial Day (half-staff until noon) - last Monday in May Flag Day - June 14 Independence Day - July 4 Labor Day - first Monday - September 17 Columbus Day - second Monday in October Navy Day - October 27 Veterans Day - November 11 Thanksgiving Day - fourth Thursday in November Christmas Day - December 25 Other days as may be proclaimed by the.

    It's time for flag waving, backyard picnics and mom's apple pie! Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day. It was proclaimed a national holiday to honor fallen soldiers from the Civil War on May 5, and was officially observed for the first time a few weeks later, on A flag day is a flag-related holiday, a day designated for flying a certain flag (such as a national flag) or a day set aside to celebrate a historical event such as a nation's adoption of its flag.. Flag days are usually codified in national statutes passed by legislative bodies or parliaments; however, in some countries a decree or proclamation by the head of state or chief executive can.


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Memorial Day, Flag Day, May thirtieth, 1917 by Illinois. Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction Download PDF EPUB FB2

Title Honor the brave, Memorial Day, Summary Poster showing boys with fife and drum leading a parade of veterans and soldiers. th flag day, The birthday of the stars and stripes, June 14th, 1 print (poster): lithograph, color ; x 65 cm.

Flag Day Poster showing a Flag Day raising the American flag, with a minuteman cheering and an eagle flying above. Date: History Of Memorial Day Memorial Day Poem Memorial Day Message Memorial Day Pictures Memorial Cards Happy Flag Day Day News Articles For Kids Kids News Quotes Celebrating Memorial Day Commemorated annually on the last Monday of May, Memorial Day is a federal holiday set aside to honor the brave men and women of the United States Armed.

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Article about the origins of Memorial Day. Stereograph shows President Ulysses S. Grant and General John Logan seated at the flag-draped Old Amphitheater, Arlington Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, for Decoration Day ceremonies on   Simply flying an American flag in your yard is a great way to show your patriotism for your country.

In saying so, did you know that there’s a U.S. Flag Code for flying your flag. Having been established by Congress inthe code states the American flag can fly every day of the year, but on Memorial Day the flag should be placed at half staff from sunrise to noon, then raised to full.

The proper protocol for flying the American Flag on Memorial Day slightly differs from other occasions when flags are flown at half-staff. On Memorial Day, flags are quickly raised to full-staff position and then slowly lowered to half-staff, where they remain from sunrise until noon to honor the dead servicemen and women of this country.

Here’s a quick history lesson: Memorial Day was officially proclaimed by General John Logan, national commander of the Grand Army of the Republic, on May 5, It was first observed on when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery.

Gettysburg Flag® Works, Inc. Columbia Turnpike East Greenbush, NY Ph: Regular Hours: M-F: EST. Memorial Day was once called Decoration Day and is a day of remembrance for those who died in America's service.

Memorial Day was first observed on when flowers were placed on the graves of Union and Confederate soldiers at the Arlington National Cemetery.

May 7, - Tweet Title: Honor the brave, Memorial Day, Date Created / Published: Medium: 1 print (poster): lithograph, color ; 6. At the time, Major General John A. Logan, the father of Memorial Day, was in the thick of the fight against the Ku Klux Klan when he issued the first call for May 30th celebrations.

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Memorial Day was observed on May 30th for decades, until in Congress declared Memorial Day a federal holiday that would be celebrated the last Monday in May. By choosing a “standing” Monday holiday, Memorial Day created a three-day weekend for much of America’s workforce. – May Thirtieth Movement: Shanghai Municipal Police Force shoot and kill 13 protesting workers.

– Memorial Day massacre: Chicago police shoot and kill ten labor demonstrators. – World War II: Manolis Glezos and Apostolos Santas climb the Athenian Acropolis and tear down the German flag.

Decoration Day was celebrated to honor Confederate dead and later the North began followed suit with Memorial Day. Eventually the days, names, and dates were merged into Memorial Day. On Decoration Day memorial wreaths were placed on the graves of the Confederate dead.

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Here are 13 Memorial Day facts. Memorial Day Facts 1. Some people are upset that Memorial day was changed in to be the last Monday of May rather than the 30th, saying: "Changing the date.At one point, over one hundred flag poles made of oilfield pipe stood in the park with the names of several veterans inscribed on each pole.

Each year on Memorial Day, veterans and family members would gather to raise flags, have a Memorial Day service, and then reverently take down and fold the flags when the day was over.Cason-Monk-Metcalf Memorial Day observance in Nacogdoches will begin with a posting of the flag at 7 a.m., followed by an open house breakfast until 9 a.m.

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