Face Flags of Washington, Part 2: King County

Washington state’s most populous county, King, also uses a flag with a face on it: a stylized portrait of the Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. The flag was adopted in 2009 after over 20 years of efforts, lead by African American politicians and civil rights activists Ron Sims and Larry Gossett, to re-affiliate King County with Rev. […]

Flag Making for Unity and Pride

Imperial County (California) Supervisor Ryan E. Kelley would like to redesign the little-known flag adopted by the county in 1996 but subsequently forgotten.  But this is not another Roman Mars-inspired effort focused on applying principles of good flag design to improve a bad one.  Rather, Kelley wants to use not just a new flag itself […]

A May Flag

… Cape May County, New Jersey, that is. Here’s what the county’s web site says: In 1955, a contest was held by the high schools of Cape May County to design an official county flag.  The entries were submitted to the Board of Chosen Freeholders and the County Librarian and the top three winning designs […]