• Creator
  • U.S. Senate. Office of Senate Curator. ?-9999
  • Created Date
  • 1919-06-14
  • Publisher
  • Washington Evening Star
  • Description
  • To celebrate Flag Day, Cartoonist Clifford Berryman has Uncle Sam both singing and conducting "The Star Spangled Banner" while an enormous American flag waves in the background. Written by Francis Scott Key during the bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland on September 13-14, 1814, The Star Spangled Banner did not become the national anthem until Congress designated it as such on March 3, 1931. President Woodrow Wilson had ordered ... more
    To celebrate Flag Day, Cartoonist Clifford Berryman has Uncle Sam both singing and conducting "The Star Spangled Banner" while an enormous American flag waves in the background. Written by Francis Scott Key during the bombardment of Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Maryland on September 13-14, 1814, The Star Spangled Banner did not become the national anthem until Congress designated it as such on March 3, 1931. President Woodrow Wilson had ordered it played at military services in 1916 and it gained popularity during World War I. less
  • Rights
  • Unrestricted