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Online Issue

Current Issue: July/August 2021

Features

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The Stars and Stripes: The Birth and Evolution of the US Flag, by Buzz Brandt

Mysteries remain about the first appearance of the US flag, but there is no doubt that it has served as a symbol of liberty since its creation.

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Postcards: Images of the World, by Michael LeFan

Postcards began as an economical means to mail a message, and over time they became a special way to send views of faraway places.

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Centuries of Change in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, United Kingdom, by Philip Hartigan and Patricia Ann McNair

Newcastle is a vibrant modern city, rich with relics of nearly two thousand years of history.

Departments

6

It’s Your Business, by Timothy Middleton

8

Healthline, by Elizabeth A. Reid, MD

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The Elks Magazine: 100

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News of the Lodges

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Supporting Our Troops

42

Elks National Veterans Service Commission

48

Elks Drug Awareness Program

50

Elks National Foundation