The Cantwell Collection
Scope and Contents
The collection includes remarks of Alton A. Lennon of North Carolina in the U.S. Senate, requesting approval for an article from The Star News to be reprinted in The Congressional Record, Saturday, August 7, 1954. The article relates the origin of a salute to our flag with hand over heart first used by Wilmington-Wrightsville Beach resident Elizabeth Cantwell. Mrs. Cantwell describes how this idea germinated and its effect on others. Also included is a brief history of her husband's career as a Naval Aviator during two wars.
- 1954, 1968, undated
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research use.
Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
1 Folder (Contains 1 folder)
This collection was donated by Elizabeth Cantwell in 1968.
- The Cantwell Collection
- Carroll R. Jones
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
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