Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 409 Utah Flag

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Title

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 409 Utah Flag

Subject

Flag

Description

Utah State Flag, printed rather than sewn. Gold fringe, white hoist with brass grommets.

Previous research and master file states this flag was used as the original standard at the Lt. Clarence E. Allen Post 409, a Salt Lake VFW post, first organized in April of 1920. It is said to have been the first VFW post established in Utah and for a time it was located at 833 S. 200 E. in Salt Lake City, a building originally constructed as a Jewish Synagogue in 1919.

Source

0000-201-001a

Publisher

Utah State Archives

Date

Circa 1920

Contributor

Utah Division of State History

Rights

Copyright All Years. Utah Division of State History. All Rights Reserved.

Format

60 x 96 (in)

Collection

Citation

“Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 409 Utah Flag,” Utah Folk Arts, accessed April 20, 2021, https://utahfolkarts.omeka.net/items/show/89.

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