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1929--The Greatest Flag Essay Contest--1929
United States Flag Association
Hearst Newspapers


250,000 Entries
4 Winners
World Tour
1929--The Greatest Flag Essay Contest--1929
United States Flag Association
Heast Newspapers
250,000 Entries
4 Winners
World Tour


REG HEARST PAPER STATES GIRL CHAMPION BOY CHAMPION VIEW
1 Boston American ME-NH-VT-MA-RI Rose C. Higgins-??MA Edward Shea-??-MA Click
2 New York American NY-CT-NJ-PA Alvina R. Lewis-??-NY Joseph F. Connors-??-PA Click
3 Albany Times-Union NY-VT ***Mary S.McGonigal-15-NY Douglas Hawks, Jr.-??-VT Click
4 Syracuse Journal NY Daisy W. Cooper-??-NY ***Robert L. Sullivan-17-NY Click
5 Rochester Journal NY Hilda Hewitt-??-NY Edward Callaghan-??-NY Click
6 Baltimore News MD-DE Mary C. Varnhorn-15-MD Milton M. Graef-16-MD Click
7 Washington Herald DC-VA-NC Anna G. Douglas-??-NC Charles K. Ellison, Jr-??-VA
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8 Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph PA-WV-OH-KY Rosa E. Rilson-??-OH *Thomas P. Derdock-14-PA Click
9 Detroit Times MI-OH *Elaine E. Conway-??-MI **Merle M.Clark-??-MI Click
10 Chicago Herald Examiner IL-IN-OH-IA-MO-MN.. Dorothy Galbraith-14-MO Jack R.Westfall-16-MN Click
11 Wisconsin Daily News WI Jean M. Dessell-??-WI Richard W. Fellows-??-WI Click
12 Atlanta Georgian GA-AL-MS-TN-NC **Alma E. Groves-16-GA Thomas J. Lowe-17-MS Click
13 Omaha Bee-News NB-SD-WY-CO Catherine Luke-??-NB John Dittrick-??-NB Click
14 San Antonio Light TX-OK-AR-LA Nora N. Johnson-??-TX *Ralph H.Agate-15-LA Click
15 Los Angeles Examiner CA-NV-AZ-NM *Lupe Isabel Riveria-??-CA Richard Tilden-??-CA Click
16 San Francisco Examiner CA-NV-UT Evelyn F. Durel-??-CA Peter A. Ospital-??-CA Click
17 Oakland Post-Enquier CA Ruth Berry-??-CA Alfred Ashman-??-CA Click
18 Seattle Post-Intelligencer WA-OR-ID Frances F. Kelley-17-WA
Chester V. Clifton, Jr.-15-WA
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*** Champion Click on Hyperlink For More Details **Runner Up  * Finalist

250,000 Entries
4 Winners
World Tour
1929--The Greatest Flag Essay Contest--1929
United States Flag Association
Hearst Newspapers
250,000 Entries
4 Winners
World Tour






Region 1
Boston American
Region 2
New York American
Region 3
Albany Times-Union



Region 1
Boston American
Boston, MA

ME-NH-VT-MA-RI

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Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Rose Catherine Higgins
Age ??
Watertown, MA

Boy Champion
Edward Shea
Age ??
New Bedford, MA

Total Entries
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Region 2
New York American
New York, NY

NY-CT-NJ-PA

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Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Alvina R. Lewis
Age ??
Ossining, NY

Boy Champion
Joseph Francis Connors
Age ??
Pittston, PA

Total Entries
??


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Region 3
Albany Times-Union
Albay, NY

NY-VT

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Flag Contest Editor

National Girl Champion
***Mary S. McGonigal***
Age 15
Troy, NY

Boy Champion
Douglas Hawks, Jr
Age ??
Bennington, VT

Total Entries
??


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Region 4
Syracuse Journal
Region 5
Rochester Journal
Region 6
Baltimore News



Region 4
Syracuse Journal
Syracuse, NY

NY

??
Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Daisy Winifred Cooper
Age ??
Utica, NY

National Boy Champion
***Robert L. Sullivan***
Age 17
Syracuse, NY

Total Entries
??


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Region 5
Rochester Journal
Rochester, NY

NY

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Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Hilda Hewitt
Age ??
Brockport, NY

Boy Champion
Edward Callaghan
Age ??
Rochester, NY

Total Entries
??


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Region 6
Baltimore News
Baltimore, MD

MD-DE

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Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Mary Catherine Varnhorn
Age 15
Baltimore, MD

Boy Champion
Milton Metee Graef
Age 16
Baltimore, MD

Total Entries
??

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Region 7
Washington Herald
Region 8
Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph
Region 9
Detroit Times



Region 7
Washington Herald
Washington, DC

DC-VA-NC

William F. Seals
Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Anna Gertrude Douglas
Age ??
High Point, NC

Boy Champion
Charles K. Ellison, Jr.
Age ??
Pennington Gap, VA

Total Entries
??


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Region 8
Pittsburgh Sun-Telegraph
Pittsburgh, PA

PA-WV-OH-KY

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Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Rosa E. Rilson
Age ??
Tiffin, OH

Boy Champion-Finalist
*Thomas Paul Derdock*

Age 14
Pittsburgh, PA

Total Entries
??


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Region 9
Detroit Times
Detroit, MI

MI-OH

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Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion-Finalist
*Elaine M. Conway*
Age ??
Detroit, MI

National Boy Champion Runner Up
**Merle M. Clark**
Age ??
Sault Ste. Marie, MI

Total Entries
??


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Region 10
Chicago Herald-Examiner
Region 11
Wisconsin Daily News
Region 12
Atlanta Georgian



Region 10
Chicago Herald Examiner
Chicago, IL

IL-IN-OH-IA-MO-MN-ND-MT-KY-TN

Bernard Cigrand
Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Dorothy Fern Galbreith
Age 14
Kahoka, MO

Boy Champion
Jack Ross Westfall
Age 16
Montevideo, MN

Total Entries
??

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Region 11
Wisconsin Daily News
Madison, WI

WI

??
Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Jean Margaret Dessel
Age ??
New London, WI

Boy Champion
Richard William Fellows
Age ??
Algoma, WI

Total Entries
??


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Region 12
Atlanta Georgian
Atlanta, GA

GA-AL-MS-TN-NC

??
Flag Contest Editor

National Girl Champion Runner Up
**Alma Elizabeth Groves**
Age 16
Byronville, GA

Boy Champion
Thomas Jasper Lowe
Age 17
Jackson, MS

Total Entries
??


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Region 13
Omaha Bee-News
Region 14
San Antonio Light
Region 15
Los Angeles Examiner



Region 13
Omaha Bee-News
Omaha, NB

NB-SD-WY-CO

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Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Katherine Luke
Age ??
Lincooln, NB

Boy Champion
John Dittrick
Age ??
Battle Creek, NB

Total Entries
??


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Region 14
San Antonio Light
San Antonio, TX

TX-OK-AR-LA

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Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Nora Nell Johnson
Age ??
San Antonio, TX

Boy Champion-Finalist
*Ralph H. Agate*
Age 15
Lafayette, LA

Total Entries
6000+


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Region 15
Los Angeles Examiner
Los Angeles, CA

CA-NV-AZ-NM

??

Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion-Finalist
*Lupe Isabel Rivera*
Age ??
Los Angeles, CA

Boy Champion
Richard Tilden
Age ??
Riverside, CA

Total Entries
??


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Region 16
San Francisco Examiner
Region 17
Oakland Post Enquirer
Region 18
Seattle Post-Intelligencer



Region 16
San Francisco Examiner
San Francisco, CA

CA-NV-UT

??
Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Evelyn Frances Durel
Age ??
San Francisco, CA

Boy Champion
Peter A. Ospital
Age ??
Stockton, CA

Total Entries
??


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Region 17
Oakland Post-Enquirer
Oakland, CA

CA

Harvey C. Scott
Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Ruth Berry
Age ??
Oakland, CA

Boy Champion
Alfred Ashman
Age ??
Oakland, CA

Total Entries
??


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Region 18
Seattle Post-Inteligencer
Seattle, WA

WA-OR-ID

Lester M. Hunt
Flag Contest Editor

Girl Champion
Frances F. Kelly
Age 17
Seattle, WA

Boy Champion
Chester Victor Clifton, Jr
Age 15
Auburn, WA

Total Entries
??


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