50 Star American Flag Used on Presidential Limousine, 1960-1965


The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI, United States

United States Secret Service agent Morgan L. Gies was responsible for White House vehicles from 1941 to 1967, serving five presidents. This 50-star American flag - officially adopted July 4, 1960 - is from his personal collection. It would have flown on the presidential limousines of Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon B. Johnson.


  • Title: 50 Star American Flag Used on Presidential Limousine, 1960-1965
  • Date: 1960/1965
  • Location: United States, District of Columbia, Washington
  • Subject Keywords: Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969, Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973, Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972, Gies, Morgan L., United States. Secret Service, Presidential automobiles, United States presidents, Automobiles, Cars, Flags
  • Type: Objects
  • Contributor: The Henry Ford
  • Original Source: Digital Collections
  • Object Name: Flag
  • Object ID: 2011.241.3
  • Image ID: THF152420
  • Credit: From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Edward L. Gies in Memory of Morgan L. Gies.

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