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The following information was excerpted from the Idaho Statutes, Title 46, Chapter 8.
TITLE 46. MILITIA AND MILITARY AFFAIRS.
CHAPTER 8. MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS.
46-801. STATE FLAG. A state flag for the state of Idaho is hereby adopted, the same to be as follows:
A silk flag, blue field, five (5) feet six (6) inches fly, and four (4) feet four (4) inches on pike, bordered with gilt fringe two and one-half (2 1/2) inches in width, with state seal of Idaho twenty-one (21) inches in diameter, in colors, in the center of a blue field. The words "State of Idaho" are embroidered in with block letters, two (2) inches in height on a red band three (3) inches in width by twenty-nine (29) inches in length, the band being in gold and placed about eight and one-half (8 1/2) inches from the lower border of fringe and parallel with the same.
Source: State of Idaho Legislature, Idaho Statutes, , August 10, 2007.
Adoption of Idaho's State Flag from NETSTATE.
The Idaho State Flag: Idaho Historical Society Reference Series.
Idaho (U.S.): FOTW "Flags of the World" Web Site.
Idaho in the Spanish-American War: Extracted and submitted for use by the IDGenWeb Project Archives, by Cecilia E Brown, 02 January 2000.
A Brief History of the 1st Idaho Volunteer Infantry: provided by Patrick McSherry.
State Flags: Complete list of state flags with links to large pictures and images suitable for coloring.
Flag Terminology: The parts of a flag and terms associated with its design.
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Flags of the Fifty States and their Incredible Histories: A complete guide to America's most powerful symbols by Randy Howe.
How Proudly They Wave: Flags of the Fifty States: This book, by Rita D. Haban, is geared toward younger readers.