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image by Dave Martucci, 30 November 1999
This flag was used during the Fair held in St. Louis, Missouri in 1904.
Called the "The Louisiana Purchase Exposition" the event was celebrated by a
special flag. The information is from "The St. Louis World's Fair" by Margaret
Johanson Witherspoon (St. Louis MO, The Folkstone Press, 1973, p.93).
Dave Martucci, 30 November 1999
Also noteworthy is that the first modern Olympic Games in the Western
Hemisphere were held in St. Louis in 1904 in conjunction with and immediately
adjacent to the Exposition.
Bob Hague, 22 July 2003
I have what appears to be a 1904 St. Louis world's fair flag approximately 6
foot long. It matches the flag of the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair flag shown
here, except, it has white stars and ensign (instead of yellow) on a blue
Richard O'Keefe, 6 March 2007