Flags
In The 2018
40th Annual San Francisco, Carnaval Parade
San Francisco, California

A flag is a piece of fabric (most often rectangular or quadrilateral) with a distinctive design and colors. It is used as a symbol, a signaling device, or for decoration. The term flag is also used to refer to the graphic design employed, and flags have evolved into a general tool for rudimentary signalling and identification, especially in environments where communication is challenging (such as the maritime environment, where semaphore is used). The study of flags is known as "vexillology" from the Latin vexillum, meaning "flag" or "banner". [from wikipedia]
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Big And Small
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Club Puertorriqueño de San Francisco external link
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In The 2018
40th Annual San Francisco, Carnaval Parade external link
Mission Street external link
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(Date Photographed: 13:08:59 Sunday 27 May 2018)
(Date Published: Sunday 5 August 2018)
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A man wrapped in a small Puerto Rican flag carried one edge of a much larger Puerto Rican flag.


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Bolivian Flag
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Thurgood Marshall Academic High School external link
Flags external link
In The 2018
40th Annual San Francisco, Carnaval Parade external link
Mission Street external link
San Francisco external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 11:33:39 Sunday 27 May 2018)
(Date Published: Sunday 5 August 2018)
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One of the women marching with Thurgood Marshall Academic High School carried a Bolivian flag.


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Flag Of Many Flags
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SF Day Labor Program & Women's Collective external link
Flags external link
In The 2018
40th Annual San Francisco, Carnaval Parade external link
Mission Street external link
San Francisco external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 11:40:08 Sunday 27 May 2018)
(Date Published: Sunday 5 August 2018)
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The women of SF Day Labor Program & Women's Collective lifted and lowered a huge flag made up of many country flags. This illustrated how the labor movement was international in scope.


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White Grass Skirt
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Samoan Community Development Center external link
Flags external link
In The 2018
40th Annual San Francisco, Carnaval Parade external link
Mission Street external link
San Francisco external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 11:18:40 Sunday 27 May 2018)
(Date Published: Sunday 5 August 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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A man wearing a white grass skirt carried the Samoan flag for the Samoan Community Development Center.


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Mexican Flags
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Esplendor Azteca Xipe Totec
Flags external link
In The 2018
40th Annual San Francisco, Carnaval Parade external link
Mission Street external link
San Francisco external link California external link
(Date Photographed: 13:11:57 Sunday 27 May 2018)
(Date Published: Sunday 5 August 2018)
© 2018 Bryan Costales
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Two members of the group Esplendor Azteca Xipe Totec each carried a differently sized Mexican flag.


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