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Free to Use and Reuse: Flags & Symbols of the United States

In recognition of American Independence Day, also known as the Fourth of July, this selection of rights-free images showcases a variety of national symbols and flags from ancient times to the present day. Representing the rich cultures and diverse landscapes of the United States, all images are from the Prints & Photographs Division unless otherwise noted.

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