Vexilloid Tabloid #72

It’s October, which means the latest issue of our newsletter is here for your vexillological pleasure.  It features: Mississippi Furling (Ted Kaye) Tulsa, Oklahoma Adopts a New Flag Vexiday: The Third World Vexillology Day in Portland (Scott Mainwaring) De gustibus non est disputandum (Carl Gurtman) The 2018 Gresham Teddy Bear Parade (Michael Orelove) And, as […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #71

The August 2018 issue of our newsletter has arrived, featuring: The “Essential Flag” (Ted Kaye) The Centennial of a WWI Service Flag in Dayton, Washington (Michael Orelove) Density Map of Stars on National Flags Flag Day 2018 in Gresham (Michael Orelove) A Flag Faully (Michael Faul) For Those Who Think Africa Is One Country The […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #69

Our latest newsletter features: The Korean Unity Flag (Ted Kaye) Flags in Ireland: A Field Report, Installment 2 (Ted Kaye) Flags for All Seasons, Take 2 (Scott Mainwaring) Flags along I-5 in Oregon (Michael Orelove) And, as always highlights from our last meeting, a roundup of flag news and notes, sightings of the Portland city […]

Chicago Flags Finds a New Home in Gresham

From the August 2017 Vexilloid Tabloid #65 By Michael Orelove About two years ago I wrote a  letter to the Chicago Fire Department requesting an old Chicago flag that had flown over a fire station.  I just received the flag. It flew over Engine 83 which was 2.6 miles from where I used to live […]

Flag Burning in Portland

From the August 2017 Vexilloid Tabloid #65 As the recent 4th-of-July-weekend Blues Festival began, Portlanders continued their tradition of protest, often using flags.  At times that involved burning them. The right-wing group Patriot Prayer planned a two-hour “Freedom March” at Tom McCall Waterfront Park with “a small amount of speeches to promote freedom   and courage”.  […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #68

Our first newsletter of 2018 (Issue 68) features: Of Arms and Silks (David Ferriday) Flags in Ireland: A Field Report, Installment 1 (Ted Kaye) A New Flag for Coral Springs, Florida (Scott Mainwaring) Forthcoming Books (Scott Mainwaring) Sutherlin — City of Flags (Michael Orelove) And, as always highlights from our last meeting, a roundup of […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #67

Travel into the future with our December newsletter available now here in November! Issue 67 features: A Theory of City SOB Flags (Ted Kaye) The Flag Fusions of Pedro Lasch (Scott Mainwaring) A New Flag for Burlington, Vermont (Ted Kaye) Travels with Flags (Michael Orelove) Oregon Flag Registry Update And, as always highlights from our […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #66

Here is the 66th edition of our club newsletter, The Vexilloid Tabloid, founded in 1999 by the late, great John Hood.  Our October 2017 edition features: When Cities Reject Their New Flags (Ted Kaye) 100 Days Action Resistance Flag (Cristina Victor) The Mt. Rushmore State (Michael Orelove) Vexiday: The Second World Vexillology Day in Portland […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #65

There are lots of features in our latest newsletter (Vexilloid Tabloid #65): Flag Burning in Portland (Ted Kaye) Kids’ Flags from Room 25, Oak Knoll Elementary, Menlo Park (Bill Quarré) Chicago Flag Finds a New Home in Gresham (Michael Orelove) Reimagining the Royal and Vice-Regal Flags of the Commonwealth (Max Liberman) The OPEN Flag (Carl […]

Vexilloid Tabloid #64

Another edition of our colorful bimonthly newsletter, The Vexilloid Tabloid, is here! It features: Capitols on Capital City Flags (Michael Orelove) Redesigning the Oregon Flag (Liam Dubay) Composable Alphabet Flags (Scott Mainwaring) Portland Police Bureau Flag (Ted Kaye) It also includes our regular sections: The What’s That Flag? quiz A flag quote (see below) Roundup (news items) Flutterings (highlights from […]