Mount Ida High School

Students outside the high school in Mount Ida (Montgomery County), reciting the Pledge of Allegiance with the traditional salute method, which has the right arm extended toward the flag during the recitation; circa 1930s. This salute was discontinued in 1942.

large group of white teenagers outside two-story stone building doing old-fashioned salute of American flag on flagpole, with right arms extended straight out

Courtesy of the Museum of American History, Cabot Public Schools