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James William Van Kirk Collected Papers


Held at: Swarthmore College Peace Collection [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore 19081-1399

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James William Van Kirk was a Youngstown, Ohio pastor; he designed the World Peace Flag, also referred to as the World Flag or World Federation Flag. It portrayed good will among nations through a band of rainbow colors converging on a sphere, uniting into white and encircling the globe.

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the papers of this individual.

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