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The Pledge of Allegiance’s Hand Over Heart Salute: 1942-Present

School children in San Francisco, California are saluting the flag using the new “right hand over the heart” salute.

Department of the Interior. War Relocation Authority. Photographer, Dorothea Lange. Still Picture Branch (NWDNS), National Archives, 4/20/1942