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    California State Flags.
    Two California state flags, measuring 5'6" x 8'6" and 3'9" x 5'6" respectively. The larger flag has an old label from Mayor Knox from San Diego to Rungee and "California San Diego" on the hoist. The smaller flag reads "California Univ" on the hoist. The flags come with two letters, one dated February 4, 1947 from the University of California attesting to the fact that the smaller flag flew over the campus during the period when the basic research leading to the Uranium 235 and Plutonium 239 atomic bombs was underway at Berkeley under the direction of Dr. Oppenheimer and Dr. Ernest O. Lawrence. The second letter dated June 23, 1947 from the City of San Diego attests to the fact that the larger flag was flown over the San Diego Civic Center during World War II. Both have light typical wear.

    This flag was formerly in the collection of Dr. Clarence Rungee, and is accompanied by his original museum inventory sheet with identifying information.


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    December, 2019
    14th Saturday
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