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A 19th century flag disrupts leadership at an Illinois museum and prompts a state investigation

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A 19th century flag disrupts leadership at an Illinois museum and prompts a state investigation
May 26, 2024

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is once again under the spotlight after a manager failed to consult a collections committee before purchasing a 21-star flag whose description as a rare banner marking Illinois' 1818 admission to the Union is disputed.

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