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Catalog Number 2006.71.22
Object Name Speech
Accession number 2006.71
Description A handwritten copy of a speech that was given to the Topeka chapter of the National Military Sisterhood of America written in black ink

The speech is about the history of the American flag. Speech touches on Betsy Ross, and the fact that stars have been added over time. The speech then talks about how the young boys who fly the flag on foreign soil grew up in school always honoring, saluting, giving their pledged allegiance, and knowing that they will defend the flag when the need arises. The speech then goes on to mention how this meeting celebrates the first anniversary of the founding of the Military Sisterhood of Kansas. The speech stresses that fraternity, community, and fellowship is the key to victory.

The date June, 1918 is written on the back of the last page.

From the service of Grace M. Fable, president of the Topeka Chapter of the National Military Sisterhood of America and mother of Frank Fable, Bty. A 130th FA, 35th Division.
Date June, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Subjects Speeches
Flag salutes
Flags
Search Terms National Military Sisterhood of America