Waving the Flag for Peace

Town Topics
4 June 1980

WAVING THE FLAG FOR PEACE: Princeton residents paraded along Nassau Street In 1918. when the first of several peace initiatives ware begun between the U.S. and Germany as World War I draw to a close and again on November 11 when the Armistice was signed. In this photo. Hook & Ladder fire engines are passing in front of the First National Bank, with Chief George McKaig in front at left. Along with the American stars and stripes, the tri-colored flag of Imperial Italy, a U.S. ally in that war, is also being waved for peace. This photo will be on view at the new exhibit on the American flag at the Children’s Museum of the Historical Society through the summer.

(Photo Courtesy of Historical Society)

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