Pearson Pennant and Letter

The first item that Barry Wilson received was this Letter sent from Lester B. Pearson. When the flag debate commenced in 1964, Wilson, at the age of fourteen, designed a flag and sent it to Prime Minister Pearson. Wilson was surprised during the summer of 1964 when a letter from Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson arrived in the mail.

Time Period:  Cold War
Time Line:  1964
Type of Object(s):  Flag / Object
Political Party:  Liberal Party
Signed Item:  Yes

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Pearson Pennant