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Cathy L. Heffner removes stitches from a previous restoration project... News PhotoCivil War,Flag,Human Interest,Removing,Restoring,The Past,Tweezers,USA,Vertical,WorkingPhotographer Collection: The Washington Post 2011 The Washington PostRANSON, WV - MAY 19: Cathy L. Heffner removes stitches from a previous restoration project from the 1940's with tweezers to restore a Civil War era flag, 18th VA flag, at Textile Preservation Associates Thursday, May, 19, 2011 in Ranson, WV. (Photo by Katherine Frey/The Washington Post via Getty Images)