United States/42 Stars/Unofficial

Sub-collection: Judge John T. Ball courtroom & chambers flag collection

The forty-two star U.S. national flag was technically not official, since Idaho Territory was admitted as the forty-third state one day before it would have been legal on July 4th 1890. Nevertheless, in the absence of communications regarding Idaho's admission, several flag makers and numerious individuals prepared 42 star flags. This notewor[...]

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