Thursday, July 2, 2015

“"This 1920s version of Betsy Ross is up to her neck...



“"This 1920s version of Betsy Ross is up to her neck in stars and stripes as she works on a U.S. flag for the Army,” reported @nytimes in 1927. “She is one of the many workers at a #Philadelphia facility that supplies all #flags to the government.” This photo was published in the Mid-Week Pictorial in 1927. @nytimes published the photo periodical, which was sold separately from the newspaper, from 1914 to 1936. We found the #tbt photo in our newsroom archives, known as “the morgue.” #🇺🇸" By nytimes on Instagram.



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