National Affairs: Kansas Flag

Some weeks ago, the children of Kansas elected the meadowlark as the state bird (TIME, Mar. 2). But the Legislature could not settle the hoary question of a state flag. The Daughters of the American Revolution wanted one emblem, the Women's Relief Corps of the Grand Army of the Republic wanted another.

Finally, the Legislature took the responsibility of decision. The official flag: base, solid blue; across the top, "Kansas"; in the center, the state seal enfolded by the petals of a sunflower. The G. A. R. had won.


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