State Flag of Louisiana – USA 1976.

State Flag of Louisiana – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

Louisiana State Flag –  The First State flag of Louisiana was adopted in 1912. It is modified in 2010. The Flag displays a White Pelican nurturing its young by tearing at its own breast (signified  by three drops of blood ) with a white banner below containing the state motto in blue (Union, Justice and Confidence)

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Kentucky State Flag. It features the First Stars and Stripes.

USA FLAGS LOUISIANA
USA 1976- FLAG OF LOUISIANA
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State Flag of Kansas – USA 1976.

State Flag of Kansas – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

Kansas State Flag –  The First State flag of Iowa was adopted in 1927. The Flag features the State Seal on a field of blue. Above the seal is the state crest the Sunflower- State flag of Kansas. It is resting on a twisted blue and gold bar that represents the Louisiana purchase. Below the seal, KANSAS in capitals is written in yellow. In the sky are thirty-four stars (Kansas was 34th state).

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Kansas State Flag.

USA FLAGS KANSAS
USA 1976 – KANSAS STATE FLAG.

State Flag of Iowa – Stamps of USA 1976.

State Flag of Iowa – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

Iowa State Flag –  The First State flag of Iowa was adopted in 1917. The design was selected by Daughters of the American Revolution.

The Flag consists of three vertical stripes- the blue stripe stands for loyalty, justice & truth. the white stripe for purity and a red stripe for courage. On the white centre an eagle carries a streamer with the state motto”Our Liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain”. The name “IOWA” in red is below the streamers.

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Iowa State Flag.

USA FLAGS IOWA
USA 1976- STATE FLAG IOWA

State Flag of Indiana – USA 1976.

State Flag of Indiana – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

Indiana State Flag –  The First State flag of Illinois was adopted in 1917 as part of Centennial celebrations. The winning design by Paul Hadley of Mooresville Indiana was selected during a competition sponsored by Daughters of the American Revolution.

The Blue & Gold Flag features a torch which symbolises Liberty & enlightenment, the rays represent far-reaching influence. Thirteen stars in the outer circle represent the original thirteen states, five stars in inner semi-circle represent the next five states to join the Union. The 19th and the large star over the torch represent Indiana joining as 19th state in 1816.

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Indiana State Flag.

USA FLAGS INDIANA
USA 1976-STATE FLAG INDIANA

State Flag of Illinois – USA 1976.

State Flag of Illinois – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

Illinois State Flag –  The First State flag of Illinois was adopted in 1915. Miss Lucy Derwent’s design was selected. 35 entries were submitted to Daughters of the American Revolution and Mrs Ella Park Lawrence.

The Flag features the central image of the state seal  (An Eagle holding a banner in its beak with State motto “State Sovereignty, National Union”). 1868 is the year when the Seal was redesigned and the First Constitution was signed on 26 Aug 1818.

In 1969 the Word Illinois was added below the seal and a rising sun on Lake Michigan’s horizon in the background.

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Illinois State Flag.

USA FLAGS ILLINOIS
USA 1976-STATE FLAG ILLINOIS

State Flag of Idaho – USA 1976.

State Flag of Idaho – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

Idaho State Flag –  The State flag of Idaho was adopted in 1907. In consists of  Great Seal of State of Idaho in Centre. A red band below the seal have inscribed the words the State of Idaho. The state seal was designed by a woman Emma Edwards Green and adopted in 1891.

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Idaho State Flag.

USA FLAGS IDAHO
USA 1976- STATE FLAG IDAHO.

State Flag of Hawaii – USA 1976.

State Flag of Hawaii – USA 1976.

The USA issued a set of 50 stamps on State Flags of States of the USA on 23 Feb 1976. We are listing them in Alphabetical order of States name. All stamps are 13 cents denomination.

Hawaii State Flag –  The flag of Hawaii resembles the Union Jack as Hawaii was under England’s protection. The eight horizontal stripes on the flag represent the eight major islands of Hawaii. It was adopted on 29 Dec 1845

A First Day Cover is listed, it shows Hawaii State Flag.

USA FLAGS HAWAII
USA 1976- STATE FLAG HAWAII