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Roosevelt School in Israel Gets U.S. Flag Which Flew over White House

The American flag which flew over the White House in Washington during the presidency of the late Franklin D. Roosevelt was presented at ceremonies at Beisan today to the local High School, which is named after FDR. The flag and a portrait of Mr. Roosevelt was given to the school by U.S. Ambassador Walworth Barbour, at a ceremony attended by all members of the school’s faculty and student body.

Congressman William S. Moorhead, of Pennsylvania, visited the school a month ago, and was asked whether he could provide the school with a flag associated with the late President Roosevelt. Upon his return to Washington, Mr. Moorhead obtained the flag that flew over the White House during the Roosevelt years, and sent it to the United States Embassy here.