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Scope & Content This 3.5"x5.5" postcard features a black and white photograph of a group of boys and girls saluting as an American flag is raised by two young boys. A Salvation Army officer stands with the children. The group is standing in front of a large white building. There are two palm trees in the foreground. The caption on the front reads, "TEACHING PATRIOTISM AT LYTTON, CAL. SALVATION ARMY HOME FOR CHILDREN." The back of the card reads, "POST CARD," at the top. Below this, the card is divided into halves, the left side labeled, "CORRESPONDENCE," and the right side labeled, "ADDRESS ONLY."
Year Range from 1904
Year Range to 1958
Classification Children
Correspondence/Postcard
American
Cultural Activities
Object ID 1979.2.3
Object Name Postcard
Search Terms Youth
Lytton, children's home
Subjects Patriotism
Postal cards
Flagpoles
Flag salutes
Flags
Children
Childhood & youth
Child discipline
Teaching
Collection Lytton Home Collection