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  Flag of Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The flag of Iowa consists of three vertical stripes of blue, white, and red, reflecting Iowa's history as part of the French Louisiana Territory.
The flag was adopted in 1921; it was first approved in May 1917, by the Iowa State Council for Defense.
Flags of the inhabited insular areas and the Federal district
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Flag_of_Iowa   (154 words)

 Iowa Battle Flag Preservation - Gallery C   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It is a wool national flag with 45 cotton stars appliqued in 6 rows on the canton.
G.A.R. Associated with the flag is a wool and silk cord with tassels and the flagstaff.
In 1949 the last Iowa member of the GAR died, and shortly after the records of the State office were transferred for preservation in the State Historical Society of Iowa.
www.iowaflags.org /galleryc.html   (1082 words)

 Iowa - LearnThis.Info Enclyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
US-IA Iowa is the 29th state of the United States, having joined the union on December 28, 1846.
Iowa is bordered by Minnesota on the north, Nebraska and South Dakota on the west, Missouri on the south, and Wisconsin and Illinois on the east.
In 2003, Iowa had the second highest average SAT scores by state, and tied for second highest average ACT (examination) scores in states where more than 20% of graduates were tested.
encyclopedia.learnthis.info /i/io/iowa.html   (479 words)

 Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Farm Crisis of the 1980's saw a major decline of family farms in Iowa and around the Midwest, and it was marked by a sharp drop in the state's rural population.
As of 2005, Iowa has an estimated population of 2,966,334, which is an increase of 13,430, or 0.5%, from the prior year and an increase of 39,952, or 1.4%, since the year 2000.
Iowa is home of 49 endangered and 35 threatened animal species as well as 64 endangered and 89 threatened plant species [3].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Iowa   (2223 words)

Iowa, the 29th state, was admitted to the Union, 28 December 1846, and was named for a Sioux Indian tribe that originally inhabited the Missouri Territory.
Iowa, in company with other ships was detached from the support group 16 February, 1944 to conduct an anti-shipping sweep around Truk to destroy enemy naval vessels escaping to the north.
Iowa accompanied TF-38 during attacks against the Japanese Central Force as it steamed through the Sibuyan Sea toward San Bernardino Strait The reported results of these attacks and the apparent retreat of the Japanese Central Force led Admiral Halsey to believe that this force had been ruined as an effective fighting group.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/i2/iowa-iii.htm   (1437 words)

 Iowa Home Page
Iowa was almost 75 years old before the state banner was adopted by the Legislature.
Iowa was never in a hurry to adopt a state banner as they felt that there was no need.
The banner designed by the Iowa society of the Daughters of the American Revolution and presented to the state is hereby adopted as the state flag for use on all occasions where a state flag may be fittingly displayed.
www.sar.org /iassar/iowapage.htm   (1030 words)

 Iowa Battle Flag Preservation - Home
The State Historical Society of Iowa is not responsible for any errors created in or damage to the materials as a result of their use.
The State Historical Society of Iowa makes the battle flag collection available to researchers and scholars to an extent that is practical and consistent with the goals and best interest of both the SHSI and the collection.
Researchers may use the battle flag collection of the SHSI provided that they have a stated research goal with an educational, public or genealogical purpose, can demonstrate an appreciation of the unique and delicate nature of the resource, and can conduct research in a responsible manner.
www.iowaflags.org   (1176 words)

 freedomforum.org: Lawsuit attacks Iowa flag-desecration law
Flag etiquette rules say a flag should only be flown upside down as sign of distress.
Diaz, 18, said hanging the flag upside down was a protest against the United States' imperialistic actions and the nation's capitalistic economy.
The lawsuit cites a 30-year-old Iowa Supreme Court ruling that says displaying a flag upside down is protected speech and cannot be prosecuted and a 1989 Texas case, Texas v.
www.freedomforum.org /templates/document.asp?documentID=17325   (465 words)

 Iowa State Flag
Nylon offers an affordable flag that is sturdy enough for outdoor use while our polyester II state flags are made with the most durable flagmaking materials on the market today.
Iowa was the 29th State admitted into the Union.
Flag History: Having three vertical stripes blue, white and red the Iowa flag resembles the flag of France.
www.njflags.com /iowastateflag.html   (335 words)

 Iowa (U.S.)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Iowa County flags (fl and white scans of illustrations from The Counties and Courthouses of Iowa, by LeRoy Pratt (1977)
Prior to becoming an official state flag, Gebhardt's design was an Iowa regimental banner, a Daughters of the American Revolution project, and was approved by Governor William L. Harding and the Iowa State Council of Defense in May, 1917.
At that time, Iowa's guardsmen were doing military duty along the Mexican border, and had no state banner to signify their regiment, as had the other state regiments serving there.
fotw.vexillum.com /flags/us-ia.html   (854 words)

 SHSI Press Release: SHSI Unveils Newly Preserved Civil War Battle Flag
The 33rd Iowa Infantry was composed primarily of volunteers from Keokuk, Mahaska and Marion counties.
Flags from the Centennial Building were transported to the museum in September 2000, specialized textile storage cabinets were obtained, and project staff was hired.
In 2001, the responsibility for the battle flag collection in the capitol was assigned to the State Historical Society of Iowa by the Iowa Legislature.
www.iowahistory.org /contacts/news_release/2005/civil-war-battle-flags-unveiled.htm   (945 words)

 Iowa State Flag
We stock the Iowa State flag in 4x6 inch, 12x18 inch, 2ft x 3ft, 3ft x 5ft and 4ft x 6ft sizes in nylon and 3ft x 5ft in Superknit polyester.
Iowa state stick flag 4 inch x 6 inch, mounted on a 10 inch plastic stick.
Iowa state stick flag 12 x 18 inch, mounted on a 24 inch wooden stick.
www.united-states-flag.com /state-iowa.html   (508 words)

 State Historical Museum Temporary Exhibits
In battle, amid the noise, smoke and confusion, the flag directed the movements of the soldiers and identified the regiment to leaders in the distance.
Flags going on display include the 1st Iowa, Company B (Hawkeye Flag); 10th Iowa Infantry; 4th Iowa Cavalry; 3rd Iowa Battery (Dubuque Battery); 1st Iowa Battery; 3rd Iowa Cavalry; and the 34th Iowa Infantry.
Iowa’s historic battle flag collection includes 260 flags borne by Iowa regiments and batteries during the Civil War, Spanish American War and World War I. The vast majority of the Civil War battle flags were last seen by the public in the 1890s.
www.iowahistory.org /museum/exhibits/temporary_exhibits.html   (660 words)

 U.S. Navy Battleships - USS Iowa (BB 61)
Iowa departed on a midshipman training cruise 1 June 1955 and upon her return, she entered Norfolk for a four-month overhaul.
After two and a half decades in "mothballs", Iowa was modernized under the 1980s defense buildup and recommissioned 28 April 1984.
Iowa, as part of the Reserve Fleet, was berthed at the Naval Education and Training Center in Newport, R.I., from 24 September 1998 to 8 March 2001 when she began her journey, under tow, to San Francisco.
www.chinfo.navy.mil /navpalib/ships/battleships/iowa/bb61-ia.html   (1569 words)

 Iowa - Psychology Central
Iowa is the 29th state of the United States, having joined the Union on December 28, 1846.
Iowa experiences a highly continental climate, with extremes of both heat and cold being present.
Iowa is home of 49 endangered and 35 threatened animal species as well as 64 endangered and 89 threatened plant species [2].
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Iowa   (2000 words)

Iowa, river, United States - Iowa, river, 329 mi (529 km) long, rising in the lakes of N Iowa and flowing SE to the Mississippi...
Iowa, indigenous people of North America - Iowa, Native North Americans whose language belongs to the Siouan branch of the Hokan-Siouan...
Iowa, state, United States - Iowa, midwestern state in the N central United States.
www.factmonster.com /ipka/A0108213.html   (369 words)

 Iowa, flag of --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
U.S. state flag consisting of vertical blue, white, and red stripes bearing a flying bald eagle and a blue ribbon above the name of the state.
It is hoped that in its own land, a flag will command the respect of the citizens; abroad, it should be respected as the emblem of a self-governing people.
The basic flag of the United States is one of the world's oldest national flags.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9103948   (758 words)

 Iowa State Flag - About the Iowa State Flag, its adoption and history from NETSTATE.COM
And so it was not until 1921, almost seventy-five years after the admission of Iowa into the Union, that a state banner was finally adopted by the Legislature.
As well as a reference to the colors of the United States, the color blue stands for loyalty, justice and truth; the white stands for purity; and the red for courage.
Purchase Iowa State Flags: You may purchase quality state flags from the United States Flag Store.
www.netstate.com /states/symb/flags/ia_flag.htm   (336 words)

 American Civil Liberties Union : ACLU of Iowa Challenges State's Flag Desecration Law
DES MOINES-The American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa today filed a lawsuit on behalf of two college students here who were prohibited by city and county officials from displaying a United States flag upside down in protest of U.S. government policies.
After receiving assurances from Mahaffey that he was willing to prosecute the students under the state's "flag desecration" statute, the officers went to the students' dorm room and, according to the ACLU complaint, told the students that if the flag was not removed they would be prosecuted.
The students are being represented in the lawsuit by ACLU of Iowa cooperating attorney, Phillip B. Mears of Iowa City.
www.aclu.org /freespeech/flag/11092prs20021202.html   (555 words)

 morons.org - Don't even think about burning the flag in Iowa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In Iowa's plane of existence, the U.S. Supreme Court decisions in 1989 and 1990 that declared flag burning a legal form expression have yet to occur.
According to Iowa state criminal law, section 718A, it is illegal to do any number of things to the U.S. flag "or other insignia of the United States" as well as the state flag of Iowa "or other insignia of this state".
When a flag is placed on a casket it is placed so that the union is at the head and left shoulder, and is not allowed to touch the ground or be buried with the casket.
web.morons.org /article.jsp?sectionid=1&id=2579   (2014 words)

Iowa is the only state bordered on both east and west entirely by rivers.
Iowa State University was the first land-grant college in the United States.
Mamie Doud Eisenhower, wife of President Dwight Eisenhower, was born in Boone, Iowa.
www.gypsysue.com /statesiowa.html   (414 words)

 Iowa State Flag - Nylon (10' x 15')
This 10' x 15' Iowa state flag is authentically reproduced with special attention to detail and durability.
Each flag is available for outdoor use, made with a heavy polyester heading and two brass grommets
Iowa State Flag - Polyester II (3' x 5')
www.njflags.com /iostflny1x15.html   (184 words)

 Flag flown on IOWA during Turret#2 explosion
Les said he would be honored to donate the flag to the IOWA museum.
Les was aboard the IOWA from 1987 to 1991 as PN1 in the X2 Division.
In any case, the flag is truly a historic artifact which will be a permanent part of the museum for display in Spokane and future reunions.
www.ussiowa.org /general/html/flag.htm   (302 words)

 iowa state flag   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
These Iowa state flags 12" X 18" and larger are constructed of
All of these state flags are made in the USA.
Please check our Indoor Flag Set page for a base and pole set for the indoor state flag.
www.koscoflags.com /iowa_state_flag.htm   (88 words)

 Iowa Flag and Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The land now called Iowa was once a part of French Louisiana, and the flag's red, white and blue colors represent that association.
This flag was officially adopted in 1921, and it features the state's seal centered.
All maps, graphics, flags and original descriptions created by Graphic Maps, a d/b/a of the Woolwine-Moen Group, unless otherwise noted and/or directly linked to the source, and use of same for any application whatsoever (with the exception of outline maps) requires written permission.
www.wmoen.com /webimage/flags/usa/iaflag.htm   (190 words)

 Iowa flag
For outdoor (or indoor) display, this flag is made from 100% heavyweight nylon fabric specially treated to minimize sun and chemical deterioration.
This single reverse flag is dyed and finished with strong canvas headings and brass grommets.
The flag of Iowa, a state formed out of the Louisiana purchase, is adapted from the French tricolor: on the broad central stripe is depicted a flying eagle bearing a scroll inscribed "Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain".
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 Flag Amendment - Iowa Voice
A lot of conservative bloggers are coming out in favor of an amendment to ban desecration of the flag.
I know that's a simple outlook on it, and to some it may be a cop-out, but it's not the flag that should be protected at all costs, it's the ideas BEHIND the flag that need defending.
Ban the burning of flags and it's just a short step towards banning all forms of protest.
www.iowavoice.com /index.php?/archives/446-Flag-Amendment.html   (313 words)

 Keep Iowa Beautiful   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Dixie Gebhardt the designer of our Iowa Flag would certainly be bothered to see the title to this column.
No matter where you walk or drive in Iowa, it seems to have become a common sight to see the all too familiar plastic bag, either caught in the taller plants, fences, shrubs or the trees.
Without legislative action they may soon become the flag like symbol that Iowa will be known for.
www.keepiowabeautiful.com /column22.html   (431 words)

 Iowa State Symbols Capital Constitution Flags Maps Song
See Iowa with The Times - Get the inside track with travel tips, tales, and deals from The New York Times.
blue, white and red the Iowa flag resembles the flag of France.
Watershed from northwest to southeast; soil especially rich and land level in the north central region.
www.50states.com /iowa.htm   (260 words)

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