The Municipal Flag

Concord Evening Monitor

At the last meeting of the city government, a letter was read from ex-Governor Frank W. Rollins urging the city fathers to adopt a municipal flag. This idea has been talked of in other cities, and such a flag has been adopted in many foreign and a few cities in this country.

In his letter, Governor Rollins says: "Let us adopt a flag, with a suitable emblem or device, which shall wave over our city building side by side with the Stars and Stripes, and which shall, whenever seen, mean Concord with a big C. If we send away a delegation—whether it be of the city fathers, or our police, or firemen, or our veteran firemen, or our own high school athletes, or a baseball club, or a golf team, let it be accompanied by our municipal flag, and let our representatives do their best for our lovely city, inspired by its presence, and bring it back triumphantly."

August 29, 1901
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