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The Cantwell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-109

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.

Dates

  • 1954, 1968, undated

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research use.

Copyright Statement

Copyright retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Extent

1 Folder (Contains 1 folder)

Language

English

Acquisition Information

This collection was donated by Elizabeth Cantwell in 1968.
Title
The Cantwell Collection
Status
Completed
Author
Carroll R. Jones
Date
Undated
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Randall Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:

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