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November 3, 2009

Conserving Minnesota’s Battle Flags

Filed under: Podcasts and Slideshows — Matt Anderson @ 4:37 pm

The Minnesota Historical Society recently began a project to conserve several Civil War and Spanish American War battle flags. Doug Bekke, Assistant to the Textile Conservator, explains the painstaking process of examining and treating each of these historic banners.

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2 Responses to “Conserving Minnesota’s Battle Flags”

  1. Sheila Hanke Says:

    Loved it! I am so proud to be from MN!

  2. Bill Dalin Says:

    Doug,
    Great work!!
    Looking forward to seeing the collection on the website.



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