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Large Official Louisiana Purchase Exposition Flag

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Identifier: 1990-059-0001

Title: Large Official Louisiana Purchase Exposition Flag

Description: This is the official flag of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition or 1904 World's Fair. The fleur-de-lis in the center represents France and the 14 stars represent the states that came into the US as a result of the Louisiana Purchase. The red, white, and yellow stripes represent the colors of the countries of France, US, and Spain, each having ownership of the territory at one time.

Rights: UND

Place:

Dates: circa 1904

Type(s): Flag

Maker/Creator:

Subjects: Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.)

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