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State names, flags, seals, songs, birds, flowers, and other symbols

a study based on historical documents giving the origin and significance of the state names, nicknames, mottoes, seals, flags, flowers, birds, songs, and descriptive comments on the capitol buildings and on some of the leading state histories

by George Earlie Shankle

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- United States,
    • Seals (Numismatics) -- United States,
    • Flags -- United States,
    • Capitols,
    • Mottoes -- United States,
    • State flowers -- United States,
    • State birds -- United States,
    • State songs,
    • United States -- History, Local -- Bibliography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementwith facsimiles of the state flags and seals.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE155 .S43 1970
      The Physical Object
      Pagination522 p.
      Number of Pages522
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5445053M
      ISBN 100837143330
      LC Control Number73109842

      State Names, Flags, Seals, Songs, Birds, Flowers, and Other Symbols: A Study Based on Historical Documents Giving the Origin and Significance of the State Names, Nicknames, Mottoes, Seals, Flags, Flowers, Birds, Songs, and Descriptive Comments on the Capitol Buildings and on Some of the Leading State Histories, with Facsimiles of the State. According to the book State Names, Flags, Seals, Songs, Birds, Flowers, and Other Symbols by George Earlie Shankle (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, ): "The sobriquet, the Nutmeg State, is applied to Connecticut because its early inhabitants had the reputation of being so ingenious and shrewd that they were able to make and sell wooden nutmegs.

      "My Old Kentucky Home, Good-Night!" is an anti-slavery ballad written by Stephen Foster, probably composed in It was published in January by Firth, Pond, & Co. of New York. Foster was likely inspired by Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin, with imagery witnessed on his visits to the Bardstown, Kentucky farm called Federal iter(s): Stephen Foster. Listed below are topic areas relevant to your employment with the State of Rhode Island. This handbook is not intended to state contractual terms and does not constitute a contract between the State of Rhode Island and it's employees, applicants for employment or parties who do business with the State of Rhode Island. This handbook is provided only as guidance to employees.

      The State Flags and Seals ClipArt gallery offers illustrations of US state flags, official seals, thematic banners, shields, and related symbols. Seal of District of Columbia. The Great Seal of the District of Columbia. The seal shows Lady justice hanging a wreath on the statue. From Flowers to Flags: An Introductory Lesson to State Symbols Everybody knows the names of the different US states, their capitals, and the associated abbreviations commonly used. What many do not know, is that each one of the 50 states has certain symbols specifically associated with it.


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