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

1960/1965

The Henry Ford

The Henry Ford

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.

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  • 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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