Keeps the stars and stripes flying…

In honor of Veterans Day, it is apt to share a patriotic image:


Itasca State Park Commissioner John P. Gibbs at the Park House, 1902

una430711.jpgA small slip of paper inserted within the envelope that protects this glass plate negative states:

“Park Commissioner John P. Gibbs at his daily flag raising. Mr. Gibbs keeps the stars and stripes flying on the Park House in all suitable weather.”