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Sesqui-Centennial Philadelphia

Sesqui-Centennial Philadelphia Event Button Museum
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SESQUI-CENTENNIAL PHILADELPHIA 1776 1926
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Black text on blue and yellow bi-colored flag that is imposed over a black illustration of Independence Hall on white background. 

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In 1926 Philadelphia hosted a sesquicentennial exposition to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.  Unfortunately, the exposition was unable to cover costs and went into receivership the following year.

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Wilson, M. W. (n.d.). Sesquicentennial International Exposition | Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. Home | Encyclopedia of Greater Philadelphia. Retrieved February 28, 2013, from http://philadelphiaencyclopedia.org/archive/sesquicentennial-internation...

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EV0011
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