NAVA 29 (1995)

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Quality Inn Riverview, Covington, Kentucky
October 6–8, 1995

Meeting flag description: The NAVA 29 flag’s composition is derived from the design and colors of the civic flag of Cincinnati, Ohio.  Cincinnati was originally chosen as the annual meeting site, but the meeting was moved across the Ohio River to Covington, Kentucky after Cincinnati voters repealed a city ordinance prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation. The white field represents purity, while the wavy blue lines signify the Ohio River, on which Cincinnati is located. Superimposed over the lines is a large red “V” derived from the NAVA flag, representing vexillology. The red “C’ signifies Cincinnati, as it is depicted on the civic flag.

Meeting flag proportions: 2:3
Meeting flag designer: Secundino Fernandez
Meeting flag hosts: Peter Kinderman and David S. Breitenbach

Presentations

Flags of the United States Air Force Museum, Glenn E. Compton, Ohio

Rebecca Flower (1739-1814?) American Patriot and Flag Maker, David E. Coughtry, N.Y.

Research and Investigation on Vexillology, Robert Coykendall J.D., N.Y.

Flags Used in a Contemporary Vietnamese-American Community, Scot M. Guenter Ph.D., Calif.

Flag of the Formosan Republic (Taiwan) 1895, Kevin Harrington M.A.(T.), Ont.

Flags of the Native American Peoples of the United States, Donald T. Healy, N.J.

The Constellatory Origins of Flags and Great Seals of the Thirteen United States, Florence M. Hutchinson, Ill.

The Flag of New Milford, Peter Orenski Ph.D., Conn.

Symbols of Anglo-American Unity, Whitney Smith Ph.D., LF, WSF, Mass.

Four Freedoms Flags, William J. Trinkle J.D., Calif.

Awards and Honors

Captain William Driver Award: Donald T. Healy