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Items tagged "America": 5

Letter from a Mount Olive High School

Digital copy of a message sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. This letter was sent from a student at Mount Olive High School in Mount Olive, Illinois.

Letter from North Dakota to the City of Boston

Digital copy of a letter sent to the City of Boston in the wake of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings from a North Dakota child. The letter states, "your city is strong enough to overcome this tragedy and continue on with pride!"

American flag art installation from Copley Square Memorial

Image of an American flag made of painted wooden slats left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square.

"Peace" poster left at Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a hand-drawn poster left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. Main text of poster reads "Peace" and "We Will Endure." Several images and references to American nationalism (American flag; "Our Colors Do Not Run..."). Several references to Biblical passages ("Chron 7-14"; "Mark 12: 35-37"; "John 3:16," among others).…

Hand drawn "Boston Strong" American flag from the Copley Square Memorial

Digital image of a hand-drawn and colored American flag left at the Boston Marathon memorial in Copley Square. The field of stars on the flag has been mostly replaced by the words "Boston Strong."