American Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial Association Certificate

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American Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial Association Certificate 
 
Certificate from American Flag House and Betsy Ross Memorial Association. 
Certificate No. 136724 issued 1914.
Certificate No. E 8100 issued 1899

The certificate reads: This is to Certify that Dale Timmons of Claiborne, MD is a member of the AMERICAN FLAG HOUSE AND BETSY ROSS MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION and a Subscriber to the fund for the purchase and preservation of the HISTORIC HOUSE in which the FIRST FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA was made and for the erection of a NATIONAL MEMORIAL in the honor of BETSY ROSS. The names of all Subscribers are placed on the ROLL OF HONOR and preserved in the ARCHIVES OF THE ASSOCIATION. 
The certificate reads: This is to Certify that Ella... of NY City is a member of the AMERICAN FLAG HOUSE AND BETSY ROSS MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION and a Subscriber to the fund for the purchase and preservation of the HISTORIC HOUSE in which the FIRST FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA was made and for the erection of a NATIONAL MEMORIAL in the honor of BETSY ROSS. The names of all Subscribers are placed on the ROLL OF HONOR and preserved in the ARCHIVES OF THE ASSOCIATION. 
The Association was founded Jun 14, 1898, making this certificate an early issue. The money received from the sales of the certificates was used to purchase the Betsy Ross House and to open it to he public. 

Center lithograph picture titled "Birth of Our National Flag", includes likenesses of General Washington, Hon. George Ross, Robert Morris and Betsy Ross. The left picture depicts where the first American flag was made, and on the right depicts the grave of Betsy Ross. The backing of the framed picture is wood with the original paper cover mostly intact with some tearing and discoloration. The sticker states the framer is F. Pulaski and Co. Philadelphia. The certificate itself was manufactured by H.A. Thomas and Wylie Lith. Co. NY. 

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