Vexilloid Tabloid #39

The Vexilloid Tabloid #39 is here, featuring:

  • The Barbara Frietchie Story: Bogus (Ted Kaye)
  • The American Braille Flag
  • March 2013 Flutterings You Need To Know
  • Flags in the News
  • Portland Flag Miscellany

and as always the “What’s that Flag?” (from quizmaster Max Liberman), and notes from our last meeting.

Click here for this latest issue (PDF, 2.0MB), or see portlandflag.org/vexilloid-tabloid for access to this and all previous issues.

Vexilloid Tabloids!

Have you been missing The Vexilloid Tabloid? The webmaster dropped the ball, but now has it back in play: Numbers 36, 37, and (the latest issue) 38 are now online. Here are some highlights:

The Vexilloid Tabloid #38, February 2013 (PDF, 1.7MB)

  • A Fine for NOT Flying a Flag (Ted Kaye)
  • Flags for TV Shows (Jason Sturgill)
  • The Chicago Flag — Anticipating Future Events (Michael Orelove)
  • Portland Flag Miscellany (Ted Kaye)
breaking-bad
Flag for the TV show “Breaking Bad” — see http://tvshowflags.tumblr.com

 

Portland flag on the "beeswax" buffer between car and bike lanes on NE Multnomah St.
Portland flag on the “beeswax” buffer between car and bike lanes on NE Multnomah St.

 

What's that proposed US state flag?  Patrick Genna shares Philip Tibbetts' designs.
What’s that proposed US state flag? Patrick Genna shares Philip Tibbetts’ designs.

The Vexilloid Tabloid #37, December 2012 (PDF, 1.4MB)

  • Flag Quotes (Ted Kaye)
  • Flags in Chile — A Sampler (Ted Kaye)
  • Hoover Dam Flags (Michael Orelove)
  • Astoria’s Scandinavian Flags
  • Portland Flag Miscellany (Ted Kaye)

 

The Twitter logo of @concertcoopPDX.  Concert Co-Op: PDX offers music news, concert tickets, and ticket giveaways.
The Twitter logo of @concertcoopPDX. Concert Co-Op: PDX offers music news, concert tickets, and ticket giveaways.

 

Michael Orelove on the way to Flagstaff, AZ with a US Route 66 flag.
Michael Orelove on the way to Flagstaff, AZ with a US Route 66 flag.

 

Ted Kaye with the flag of Magallanes y la Antartica Chilena (12th Region).  He found it in the village of Tenaun, which is in Los Lagos (10th Region).
Ted Kaye with the flag of Magallanes y la Antartica Chilena (12th Region). He found it in the village of Tenaun, which is in Los Lagos (10th Region).

The Vexilloid Tabloid #36, October 2012 (PDF, 2.4MB)

Patrick Genna and Vera Robbins march with Michael Orelove (not pictured) and the Kiwanis in the Troutdale Summer Fest Parade.
Patrick Genna and Vera Robbins march with Michael Orelove (not pictured) and the Kiwanis in the Troutdale Summer Fest Parade.
John Niggley shows the Östergötland banner of arms while Mike Hale looks on.
John Niggley shows the Östergötland banner of arms while Mike Hale looks on.
Ken Dale defines "flag".
Ken Dale defines “flag”.

 

Vexilloid Tabloid #35

Check out the latest issue (#35) of The Vexilloid Tabloid to learn about:

  • Turn-of-the-century “Yiddish Flag” Protest (Patrick Genna)
  • Elmer’s Flag and Banner in the Oregonian
  • Flag Retirement Ceremony
  • Mystery Flags

and as always the “What’s that Flag?” (from quizmasterMax Liberman), and notes from our last meeting.

Click here for this latest issue (PDF, 2.5MB), or see portlandflag.org/vexilloid-tabloid for access to this and all previous issues.

The offensive “Yiddish Flag” used in a 1908 vaudeville act in Waterbury, CT.
Michael Orelove joins another local veteran at a Memorial Day flag retirement ceremony.
Wall Street Journal illustration for 3/13/12 Opinion piece on California’s state finances and tax policy.
Fred Paltridge considers flags for his wedding procession.

Vexilloid Tabloid #34

The future is here: It may only be May, but The Vexilloid Tabloid #34, June 2012,  is available now!  Featuring:

  • South Dakota Proposal (Patrick Genna)
  • Mystery Flag (Michael Orelove)
  • Portland Cheers

and as always the “What’s that Flag?” or, in this issue’s version, “What’s that Roundel?” quiz (from quizmaster Max Liberman), and notes from our last meeting.

Click here for this latest issue (PDF, 2.9MB), or see portlandflag.org/vexilloid-tabloid for access to this and all previous issues.

Proposed flag for South Dakota, by Patrick Genna and Michael Rudolf.
Astronomer Michael Orelove, seeking flags related to objects in the solar system, displays his latest prize.
When Michael Orelove had more hair and a moustache, he apparently once resembled Albert Einstein. Michael’s brother recently sent him this image of a cigar band, with two flags. Question: is the flag on the left a crudely-drawn Confederate Battle Flag (ensign), or is it something else?
David Anchel describes seeing the flag that cradled President Lincoln’s head on April 14, 1865.

Vexilloid Tabloid #33

Don’t despair, The Vexilloid Tabloid #33 is now online, featuring:

  • Good Flag, Bad Flag (Ted Kaye)
  • Imperial Standards (Patrick Genna)
  • Breton Thanks (Alain Raullet)
  • Detroit, Michigan
  • Portland Flag Miscellany

and as always the “What’s That Flag?” quiz (from guest quizmaster, Patrick Genna), and notes from our last meeting.

Click here for this latest issue (PDF, 1.6MB), or see portlandflag.org/vexilloid-tabloid for access to this and all previous issues.

Newly-retired Mike Hale highlights the jersey worn by the world’s current bicycle racing champion, on the cover of Cycle Sport magazine.
John Caskey’s new book, published by the Fairmont Memorial Association of Spokane, WA. ISBN: 978-1-4507-6549-7
Michael Orelove, in uniform — in person as as drawn by his grand-daughter.