The New Yorker – Summer Camp Flag Salute


The July 5, 1958 cover of The New Yorker magazine features an illustration by artist Abe Birnbaum of children at a U.S. summer camp saluting the flag while one camper raises the stars and stripes and another plays the bugle. Found on eBay.

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Matt Ralph

Matt Ralph

I'm the editor of Summer Camp Culture and also blog at and I live in the Philadelphia area and went to camps and camp meetings growing up in Ohio, Maryland and New Jersey.

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