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  Admit Me Free Flag
Author: No authors specified.
Date: 1856

In 1856 this flag was used in a rally at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for Republican presidential nominee John C. Fremont. The oversized 34th star and the words, "Admit Me Free" in the canton of the flag are in support of Kansas admittance as a free state.

Location of Original: KSHS/Kansas Museum of History         Call Number: 1925.18, CA/Flag
Item Number: 102824              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Election, Presidential, 1856; Elections; Flags and banners; Free state; Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890; Objects; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Additional Information: http://www.kshs.org/exhibits/flags/bleedingks.htm
 
 

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