The Star-Spangled Banner : the making of an American icon

Shares the story behind the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner," in 1814, telling how Francis Scott Key, having witnessed a critical battle between British and U.S. troops from a truce ship, was inspired to write the song after seeing the garrison flag still flying over Fort Henry in Bal...

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Main Author: Taylor, Lonn, 1940-
Contributors: Kendrick, Kathleen M., Brodie, Jeffrey L.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Smithsonian Books : Collins, c2008.
Edition:1st ed.
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245 1 4 |a The Star-Spangled Banner :  |b the making of an American icon  |c Lonn Taylor, Kathleen M. Kendrick, and Jeffrey L. Brodie ; foreword by Ralph Lauren 
250 |a 1st ed. 
260 |a New York :  |b Smithsonian Books :  |b Collins,  |c c2008. 
300 |a ix, 182 p. :  |b ill. (chiefly col.), maps (some col.) ;  |c 29 cm. 
500 |a "Published in association with the National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center." 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 168-173) and index. 
520 |a Shares the story behind the writing of "The Star-Spangled Banner," in 1814, telling how Francis Scott Key, having witnessed a critical battle between British and U.S. troops from a truce ship, was inspired to write the song after seeing the garrison flag still flying over Fort Henry in Baltimore, Maryland; discusses the Smithsonian Institute's efforts to preserve the actual flag; and considers how the song and the flag have come to symbolize American patriotism and pride. 
505 0 0 |t Foreword /  |r Ralph Lauren --  |t The Star-Spangled Banner -- Artifact and Icon --  |t The Battle of Baltimore --  |t The Song --  |t Making the Flag --  |t From Family Keepsake to National Treasure --  |t The Star-Spangled Banner Comes to the Smithsonian --  |t Centerpiece of a New Museum --  |t Saving the Star-Spangled Banner --  |t A New Home for an Enduring Icon --  |t Symbols of a New Nation --  |t The Flag in the Civil War --  |t Flag Rules and Rituals --  |t The Flag in World War II --  |t The Flag in the Sixties. 
650 0 |a Baltimore, Battle of, Baltimore, Md., 1814. 
651 0 |a United States  |x History  |y War of 1812  |x Flags. 
650 0 |a Flags  |z United States  |x History. 
610 2 0 |a National Museum of American History (U.S.) 
650 0 |a Flags  |x Conservation and restoration  |z United States  |v Case studies. 
600 1 0 |a Armistead, George,  |d 1780-1818  |x Family. 
630 0 0 |a Star-spangled banner (Song)  |x History. 
600 1 0 |a Key, Francis Scott,  |d 1779-1843. 
700 1 |a Kendrick, Kathleen M. 
700 1 |a Brodie, Jeffrey L. 
852 |a Historical Society of Pennsylvania  |b Closed Stacks  |h E 356 .B2 T39 2008  |t 1 
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