About Flags Across America
Flags Across America is a visually rich book that celebrates the American flag. See the flag through the eyes of Americans from all walks of life through documentary photography, folk art and fine art, significant historical moments, and remarkable vignettes from American life. Experience the Stars and Stripes against pristine landscapes, in settings ranging from small-town parades to outer space, through aviation, sports, arts and crafts, exploration, the military, and more.
Woven throughout over 300 photos are never-before-told stories about the flag from artists, athletes, aviators, teens, former POWs, Tuskegee Airmen, Doolittle Raiders, and everyday Americans passionate about giving back to their country. Americans of all ages will enjoy this eclectic collection of our nation's symbol folded and unfurled.
About the Authors
Dale Baskin is a professional photographer and writer. He has traveled to all fifty states and more than forty countries in pursuit of visual stories, including New York to photograph the flag after 9/11. He is an editor at Digital Photography Review and lives in Seattle.
Karen S. Robbins was the concept originator for My Red, White and Blue musical board book, and her father, brother, and nephew have served in the military. She lives in Gig Harbor, Washington, where she writes, crafts, and designs books and toys.