United States Bicentennial Flag, circa 1976

Summary

The American Revolution Bicentennial Commission evaluated graphic design proposals for an official logo for America's two-hundredth anniversary of independence. Bruce Blackburn submitted the winning design -- a traditional five-pointed star wrapped in modern red, white, and blue "bunting." The symbol appeared on souvenirs, postage stamps, and flags flown at government buildings around the country.

The American Revolution Bicentennial Commission evaluated graphic design proposals for an official logo for America's two-hundredth anniversary of independence. Bruce Blackburn submitted the winning design -- a traditional five-pointed star wrapped in modern red, white, and blue "bunting." The symbol appeared on souvenirs, postage stamps, and flags flown at government buildings around the country.

Artifact

Flag

Date Made

circa 1976

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2003.0.12.17

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Nylon

Color

Red
White (Color)
Blue
Gold (Color)

Dimensions

Height: 48 in

Width: 69 in

Inscriptions

on front: AMERICAN REVOLUTION BICENTENNIAL 1776-1976

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