Raven: A Journal of Vexillology

Volume 15, 2008

Carita M. Culmer
Pages 23-41

The Oregon State Flag

Oregon’s flag, the only state flag with a different image on its reverse, uses the escutcheon from the state seal and the beaver as its primary design elements. This article, by a native Oregonian, explores the origins of the seal in the 19th century and the flag in the 20th century.